process of elimination
Definition of process of elimination
: the act of considering and rejecting each possible choice until only one is left She figured out who he was by (the)process of elimination.
Word by Word Definitions
: progress, advance
: something going on : proceeding
: a natural phenomenon marked by gradual changes that lead toward a particular result
: to proceed against by law : prosecute
: to take out a summons against
: to serve a summons on
: treated or made by a special process especially when involving synthesis or artificial modification
: made by or used in a mechanical or photomechanical duplicating process
: of or involving illusory effects usually introduced during processing of the film
: to move in a procession
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