REASONING BY ELIMINATION
\ɹˈiːzənɪŋ ba͡ɪ ɪlˌɪmɪnˈe͡ɪʃən], \ɹˈiːzənɪŋ baɪ ɪlˌɪmɪnˈeɪʃən], \ɹ_ˈiː_z_ə_n_ɪ_ŋ b_aɪ ɪ_l_ˌɪ_m_ɪ_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
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analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic elimination of unacceptable alternatives
By Princeton University
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- Prof. Huxley's classification a sub-order Carinatae (birds having sternum with keel), including but one family, Tinamidae tinamous. In this suborder the bones of upper jaw or skull are like what they struthious swift-footed birds, as ostrich.