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English definition of “eliminator”

eliminator

noun [C]     /ɪˈlɪm.ɪ.neɪ.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ UK
a part of a competition in any game or sport where one person or team plays against another to decide which of them will continue to the next stage and which will be removed from the competitionParts and stages of competitions
(Definition of eliminator noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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