eliminator

[ih-lim-uh-ney-ter]

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. elijah's cup,
  2. elikón,
  3. eliminate,
  4. elimination,
  5. elimination diet,
  6. eliminatory,
  7. elinor,
  8. elint,
  9. elinvar,
  10. elion

Origin of eliminator

First recorded in 1880–85; eliminate + -or2

Related formse·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

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