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Definition of Elimination

Elimination

  1. The act of expelling or throwing off
  2. the act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories.
  3. 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. The act of obtaining by separation, or as the result of eliminating; deduction. [See Eliminate, 4.]

Elimination Quotations

If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
Alexis Herman

Elimination of illiteracy is as serious an issue to our history as the abolition of slavery.
Maya Angelou

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
Elbert Hubbard

Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon find themselves exterminating dissenters. Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard.
Robert Jackson

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
Lin Yutang
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Elimination Translations

elimination in French is aplanissement
elimination in German is Beseitigung, Sperr
elimination in Italian is eliminazione

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