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Term: Elements


1.  The zodiacal signs are divided into four groups called "triplicities," and in their order they represent the four elements, fire, earth, air and water.

Fiery Triplicity is composed of Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius

Earthly Triplicity: Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn

Airy Triplicity: Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius

Watery Triplicity: Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces

SOURCE:  A to Z Horoscope Maker and Delineator, by Llewellyn George
2.  Traditional feng shui utilizes five elements: wood, earth, fire, water, and metal. The elements embody the types of archetypal energy that shapes all things and symbolize the process of change. The interactions among the elements produce a continual cycle of growth and decay.
SOURCE:  Gemstone Feng Shui, Sandra Kynes (Llewellyn Publications)