battery-eliminator

battery eliminator

noun
eliminator ( def 2 ).
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eliminator

[ih-lim-uh-ney-ter]
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:
1880–85; eliminate + -or2

eliminatory [ih-lim-uh-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
noneliminatory, adjective
preeliminator, noun
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