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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 elim·i·na·tion /ɪˌlɪməˈneʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 elim·i·na·tion /ɪˌlɪməˈneʃən/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology

 刪除 消除

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·lim·i·na·tion n.
 1. The act of expelling or throwing off; Physiol. the act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories.
 2. Alg. 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.
 3. The act of obtaining by separation, or as the result of eliminating; deduction. [See Eliminate, 4.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of removing or getting rid of something [syn: riddance]
      2: the bodily process of discharging waste matter [syn: evacuation,
          excretion, excreting, voiding]
      3: analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities
         followed by the systematic elimination of unacceptable
         alternatives [syn: reasoning by elimination]
      4: the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by
         combining equations
      5: the murder of a competitor [syn: liquidation]