exterminationmedical dictionary

1. The act of exterminating; total destruction; eradication; excision; as, the extermination of inhabitants or tribes, of error or vice, or of weeds from a field.

2. <mathematics> Elimination.

Origin: Cf. F. Extermination.

(01 Mar 1998)

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