E·lim'i·nant noun (Math.) The result of eliminating n variables between n homogeneous equations of any degree; -- called also resultant . Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/21

<mathematics> The result of eliminating n variables between n homogeneous equations of any degree. ... Synonym: resultant. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973