Eliminated
Eliminate E*lim"i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Eliminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Eliminating}.] [L. eliminatus, p. p. of eliminare; e out + limen threshold; prob. akin to limes boundary. See {Limit}.] 1. To put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty. [1913 Webster]

Eliminate my spirit, give it range Through provinces of thought yet unexplored. --Young. [1913 Webster]

2. (Alg.) To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to eliminate an unknown quantity. [1913 Webster]

3. To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration. [1913 Webster]

Eliminate errors that have been gathering and accumulating. --Lowth. [1913 Webster]

4. To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion. [Recent, and not well authorized] [1913 Webster]

5. (Physiol.) To separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to eliminate poison from the system. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • eliminated — eliminated. См. К хромосомы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • eliminated — index ineligible, lost (taken away) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eliminated — 1. mod. killed. □ Mr. Big anted Frank eliminated. □ When Frank is eliminated, there will be no competition. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ By midnight, Wally was eliminated …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • eliminated — e·lim·i·nate || ɪ lɪmɪneɪt v. remove, get rid of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eliminated chromosomes — eliminated chromosomes. См. E chromosomes. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • eliminated differences — got rid of boundaries, removed borders …   English contemporary dictionary

  • internal eliminated sequences — internal eliminated sequences. См. внутренние элиминируемые последовательности. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • well-eliminated — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • being eliminated — removal, being taken out, being discarded, rejection, dismissal, exclusion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • well-eliminated — adj …   Useful english dictionary

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