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Definitions for elimination
ɪˌlɪm əˈneɪ ʃənelim·i·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elimination, riddancenoun

    the act of removing or getting rid of something

  2. elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voidingnoun

    the bodily process of discharging waste matter

  3. elimination, reasoning by eliminationnoun

    analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives

  4. eliminationnoun

    the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations

  5. elimination, liquidationnoun

    the murder of a competitor

Wiktionary

  1. eliminationnoun

    The act of eliminating, expelling or throwing off.

  2. eliminationnoun

    The act of excluding a losing contestant from a match, tournament, or other competition.

  3. eliminationnoun

    The act of voting off or throwing off a contestant in a reality television competition.

  4. eliminationnoun

    The act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories.

  5. eliminationnoun

    The act of causing a quantity to disappear from an equation; especially, in the operation of deducing from several equations containing several unknown quantities a less number of equations containing a less number of unknown quantities.

  6. eliminationnoun

    The act of obtaining by separation, or as the result of eliminating; deduction.

  7. eliminationnoun

    The act of recording amounts in a consolidation statement to remove the effects of inter-company transactions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eliminationnoun

    the act of expelling or throwing off

    Etymology: [Cf. F. limination.]

  2. Eliminationnoun

    the act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories

    Etymology: [Cf. F. limination.]

  3. Eliminationnoun

    act of causing a quantity to disappear from an equation; especially, in the operation of deducing from several equations containing several unknown quantities a less number of equations containing a less number of unknown quantities

    Etymology: [Cf. F. limination.]

  4. Eliminationnoun

    the act of obtaining by separation, or as the result of eliminating; deduction. [See Eliminate, 4.]

    Etymology: [Cf. F. limination.]

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  1. Elimination

    Elimination is the debut album of New Zealand hip-hop group, the Deceptikonz released in 2002.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elimination in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elimination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of elimination in a Sentence

  1. Johnnie Moore:

    I think Christians in Iraq and Syria are feeling a lot like the Jews felt before the Nazi Holocaust, and now is the time to get them out, because the fact is if we don't get them out they could see the total elimination of their faith and culture.

  2. Tom Millar:

    In 2012 everybody realized that the biggest hurdle to elimination was the fact that we only had about 50 percent of the data required.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The secret of writing a good e-mail is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to keep the two as close together as possible with effective message in between. Good e-mail writing is always 1% inspiration, and 99% elimination.

  4. Lin Yutang:

    Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undoneThe wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.

  5. Hussein Abassi:

    We need to accelerate the elimination of hot spots all over the world, particularly the resolution of the Palestinian issue and enable the Palestinian people the right to self-determination on their land and build their independent state.

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