1. A part or aspect of something abstract, especially one that is essential or characteristic.
2. In the context of a wireless microphone system; the part of the mic system that actually picks up the sound. The mic element in plugged into a transmitter that sends the signal via radio waves to a receiver that decodes the signal.
3. A legacy variant of the ETC Eos console family introduced at USITT in March 2009 and aimed at the former Express market. Likely of great interest to CB'ers. See this thread: http://www.controlbooth.com/forums/...t-lighting-control-consoles-usitt-2009-a.html and this video: ETC Element Demo, shot by [user]dvsDave[/user] on the USITT showfloor 03/20/09.