battery eliminator


Definition for battery-eliminator (2 of 2)


[ ih-lim-uh-ney-ter ]
/ ɪˈlɪm əˌneɪ tər /


a person or thing that eliminates.
Also called battery eliminator. a device that operates from a power line to supply current and voltage to a circuit designed to be operated by a battery.

Origin of eliminator

First recorded in 1880–85; eliminate + -or2

Related forms

e·lim·i·na·to·ry [ih-lim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪˈlɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivenon·e·lim·i·na·to·ry, adjectivepre·e·lim·i·na·tor, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019