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eliminate (someone or something) from

To remove or take someone or something away from something. If my favorite team loses tonight, they will be eliminated from the playoffs. We need to eliminate all dairy from this recipe because Jim is a vegan.
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eliminate someone or something from something

to remove someone or something from something. We had to eliminate Jeff from the list. The cook eliminated veal from the menu. She sought to eliminate herself from consideration.
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1. mod. killed. When Frank is eliminated, there will be no competition.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. How can anybody get eliminated on four beers?
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Developed for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that either do not want the headache of managing their own authentication solution, or do not have the resources to install and administer two-factor authentication, CRYPTO-MAS makes it simple to eliminate unauthorized network access by protecting employees against shoulder surfing, social engineering, and other forms of password theft.
The designer must decide whether to have an undercut or to eliminate it.
CeramiClear won't eliminate all scratches, but it will resist them longer, according to Zahren.
The first step in the process is a finite-element-based flow analysis in order to eliminate basic flow problems, such as poorly placed weld and meld lines.
BOSTON -- A new ZigBee wireless environmental automation system is enabling hotels and other facilities to eliminate energy waste and slash energy costs up to 40 percent.
Charles Johnston, QualMark's President and CEO, stated: "This event follows the conversion of the Series B preferred shares that occurred two weeks prior and completely eliminates all outstanding preferred stock on the QualMark balance sheet.
Beachhead's software is a complete encryption and security solution that is both easy to administer and user-transparent, and will automatically eliminate data on lost or stolen computers.
It also eliminates employee frustration with having to carry multiple access cards and remember multiple passwords," said Johnson.
Founded in 2002, Avinti works with existing antivirus and e-mail security solutions in a layered security approach that eliminates Trojan horses, spyware, malware and other unknown e-mail threats from corporate e-mail systems.
Security administrators eliminate shared passwords (which are common today) while gaining the ability to precisely designate the applications, commands, and network elements that each user may access.
The Cesura Business Certainty managed service shortens and eliminates the intermittent disruptions that users experience with on-demand applications -- improving customer satisfaction and financial performance while guarding against unwanted customer churn.
The OPS-1 reduces or eliminates the solid and liquid contaminants from engine oil, thereby greatly extending the time between oil changes - or eliminating them entirely.
Increases up time of the injection molding machine because it eliminates the chance of a cable being damaged leading to machine stoppages
By eliminating the mid-span sites, SpanExpress eliminates the MRC operational expense, thereby greatly reducing the Total Cost of Ownership of the transport network.
The costs of tape loss can climb into hundreds of millions of dollars, but those data disasters could have been avoided with an advanced disk-to-disk backup technology that eliminates tapes altogether, according to Asigra(TM), the technology specialists in agentless distributed backup and recovery software for network computing.