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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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Eliminationnoun

    The act of banishing; the act of turning out of doors; rejection. Dict.

    Etymology: elimino, Latin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eliminationnoun

    the act of expelling or throwing off

  2. Eliminationnoun

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

  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

  4. Eliminationnoun

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

  5. Etymology: [Cf. F. limination.]

Freebase

  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. Whun Cheon:

    Kim Jong will never spell such words as' renunciation' or' elimination' of nukes, or returning to the Non-Proliferation Treaty as a non-nuclear weapons state.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    This started, remember, when he himself struggled about what his accomplishments have been, the accomplishments that his campaign offered up -- supporting a bill that became law where he didn't vote for it, taking credit for the elimination of a risk order inside of Obamacare that he didn't sponsor and the passage of one law with (Sen.) Jeanne Shaheen as a sponsor that I'm sure is a good bill. That's it, that's all you can point to.

  3. David Soucie:

    On a forensic investigation, which is what's going on in France, you don't use the process of elimination and say, well, it must be a flap, you have to have forensic proof, which is the samples from the paint, from the metal, to tie it specifically to the aircraft. That's what they're waiting for, and that's what they mean by 100% conclusive.

  4. Ben Bishop:

    When you lose Game 5 and are one game from elimination, you're not in the best mood. When you come back, you're on a high. You definitely have to learn to control that, when you're down, it's not over. When you're up, it's not over either. You can take a lot from that.

  5. 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.

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