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battery eliminator

noun
1.
eliminator (def 2).

eliminator

[ih-lim-uh-ney-ter] /ɪˈlɪm əˌneɪ tər/
noun
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
1880-1885
1880-85; eliminate + -or2
Related forms
eliminatory
[ih-lim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪˈlɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
noneliminatory, adjective
preeliminator, noun
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