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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

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

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
Pablo Picasso

Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what I put in at the beginning. A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one.
Jonathan Carroll

But as in all cults, what's central to the Communist Party is the belief system and the elimination of nuance. From there you're very slowly led down the road to fanaticism and mass murder.
Alexei Sayle

For the United States to recommit itself to the obligation that we undertook in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty that many other states undertook, which was to work towards disarmament and the eventual elimination of nuclear weapons, is something that manifestly serves our national security interests.
Susan Rice
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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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