[ ih-lim-uh-ney-ter ]
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  1. a person or thing that eliminates.

  2. 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

Other words from eliminator

  • e·lim·i·na·to·ry [ih-lim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ɪˈlɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
  • non·e·lim·i·na·to·ry, adjective
  • pre·e·lim·i·na·tor, noun

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