adjective see eliminate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Eliminative — E*lim i*na*tive, a. (Physiol.) Relating to, or carrying on, elimination. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eliminative — adjective Of, pertaining to, or producing elimination The eliminative power of the storm …   Wiktionary

  • eliminative — elim·i·na·tive i lim ə .nāt iv adj serving or tending to eliminate specif relating to, operating in the process of, or carrying on bodily elimination <the eliminative organs> …   Medical dictionary

  • eliminative —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌnā]d.]iv, nə], ]t], ]ēv also ]əv adjective : serving or tending to eliminate; specifically : relating to, operating in the process of, or carrying on bodily elimination citrous foods aid the eliminative organs in their work …   Useful english dictionary

  • eliminative — See elimination. * * * …   Universalium

  • eliminative — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of, relating to, or tending to eliminate: cathartic, eliminatory, evacuant, evacuative, excretory, purgative. See KEEP …   English dictionary for students

  • eliminative — adj. tending to eliminate, tending to remove …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eliminative — elim·i·na·tive …   English syllables

  • Eliminative materialism — (also called eliminativism) is a materialist position in the philosophy of mind. Its primary claim is that people s common sense understanding of the mind (or folk psychology) is false and that certain classes of mental states that most people… …   Wikipedia

  • Eliminative materialism — the philosophical view that the only thing that can truly be said to exist is matter; that fundamentally, all things are composed of material and all phenomena are the result of material interactions. • Christian materialism the philosophical… …   Mini philosophy glossary

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