Usage examples for eliminates

  1. Weierstrass has been able, by embodying his views in mathematics, where familiarity with truth eliminates the vulgar prejudices of common sense, to invest Zeno's paradoxes with the respectable air of platitudes; and if the result is less delightful to the lover of reason than Zeno's bold defiance, it is at any rate more calculated to appease the mass of academic mankind. – Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell
  2. A rotary gap with a 110- volt motor costs about $ 25. 00. A quenched spark gap not only eliminates the noise of the ordinary gap but, when properly designed, it increases the range of an induction coil set some 200 per cent. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  3. But if Sir Peter sends his son at the age of sixteen to a tutor who eliminates the religion of Christianity from his teaching, he deserves to be thrashed within an inch of his life; and, continued the Parson, eying Sir Peter sternly, and mechanically turning up his cuffs, I should like to thrash him. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4. Perhaps this needed assurance is so helpful because it eliminates the anxiety of the subject concerning his suggestibility. – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  5. On a review of the whole discussion, we think it must be evident that the latter combines whatever is true and valuable in each of these opposite theories, while it eliminates and rejects whatever is unsound or noxious in either. – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  6. " It eliminates this man- this Talpers- as a personal menace. – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  7. " If Hume called after the person who left," said Stillman, acutely, to Ashton- Kirk, " that eliminates one of the callers. – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  8. But the David and Lucy business eliminates this man. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  9. It is said that in some cases it practically eliminates national politics from local elections. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  10. The expression of intense personal feeling predominates, and the impetuous, spontaneous movement of passion subordinates or eliminates all conception of character. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  11. To this end the individual benefits himself in so far as he eliminates himself from the objects which he investigates. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  12. As we were carried along the winding course of the sluggish river a higher mud bank shut it altogether from our view, and I felt we had severed that link with the world which one feels so strongly on arriving in any town of a distant uncivilised land, where a European mail occasionally arrives and a telegraph wire eliminates the isolation of its natural position. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  13. Tax reduction eliminates that. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  14. Not only this, but a rigorous division of the contemporary evidence into first hand and second hand still further eliminates the element of the marvelous. – Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters by H. Addington Bruce
  15. In the same way, a properly planned kitchen eliminates waste steps and, with plenty of light and air, becomes a pleasant place to work. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  16. Forms which cannot bend, symbols whose fresh and living interpretation is exhausted, a rigid body that no longer assimilates or eliminates any external element, represent a state of sterility and death, to be followed by a speedy dissolution. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  17. Well, yes,- as a matter of fact- they must, at least for a good many years to come, until advancing civilization eliminates the city noise. – The Untroubled Mind by Herbert J. Hall
  18. It eliminates what may be morbid, and is healthful for a conscience. – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  19. The " old soldier" slowly eliminates himself from the mass, and begins to take, and to make us take, a romantic view of his career. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner