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Noun: elimination  i,li-mu'ney-shun
  1. The act of removing or getting rid of something
    - riddance
  2. The bodily process of discharging waste matter
    - evacuation, excretion, excreting, voiding
  3. Analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives
    - reasoning by elimination
  4. The act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations
  5. The murder of a competitor
    - liquidation

Derived forms: eliminations

Type of: analysis, analytic thinking, discharge, emission, execution, expelling, murder, remotion, removal, slaying

Encyclopedia: Elimination