|a positive integer that is not divisible without remainder by any integer except itself and 1, with 1 often excluded|
|a symbol or number placed above and after another symbol or number to denote the power to which the latter is to be raised|
|1.||the act of eliminating or the state of being eliminated|
|2.||logic (qualified by the name of an operation) a syntactic rule specifying the conditions under which a formula or statement containing the specified operation may permit the derivation of others that do not contain it: conjunction-elimination; universal elimination|
|3.||chem a type of chemical reaction involving the loss of a simple molecule, such as water or carbon dioxide|
elimination e·lim·i·na·tion (ĭ-lĭm'ə-nā'shən)
The process of expelling or removing, especially of waste products from the body.