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Definition of eliminated (Meaning of eliminated)
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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.
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	              Eliminate my spirit, give it range
	              Through provinces of thought yet unexplored.
	                                                    --Young.
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	     2. (Alg.) To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to
	        eliminate an unknown quantity.
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	     3. To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive
	        inquiry; to leave out of consideration.
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	              Eliminate errors that have been gathering and
	              accumulating.                         --Lowth.
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	     4. To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to
	        deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion. [Recent,
	        and not well authorized]
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	     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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