E*lim`i*na"tion(?), n. [Cf. F. limination.] 1. The act of expelling or throwing off; (Physiol.) the act of discharging or excreting waste products or foreign substances through the various emunctories.
(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.]
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