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Definition of "elimination" []

  • The act of eliminating or the state of being eliminated (noun)
  • (qualified by the name of an operation) a syntactic rule specifying the conditions under which a formula or statement containing the specified operation may permit the derivation of others that do not contain it (noun)
  • A type of chemical reaction involving the loss of a simple molecule, such as water or carbon dioxide (noun)
  • The act of eliminating, expelling or throwing off. (noun)

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  • The act of excluding a losing contestant from a match, tournament, or other competition. (noun)
  • The act of voting off or throwing off a contestant in a reality television competition. (noun)
  • The act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)

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Use "elimination" in a sentence
  • "Becoming more attuned to the relationship of this figure of the castrato to romantic-era culture not only revises his history in the period, namely that his elimination cannot be associated as a quintessentially romantic endeavor, but also allows us to revise our understanding of the relationship between sight and sound on which the fantasy of his elimination is at least in part based."
  • "Most of their goals, at least in elimination rounds leading to the final, came from defenders."
  • "Heck, at a thousand yards you can talk with your normal voice, scent elimination is not important and even concelement is not nessary."