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Webster 1913 Edition


Eraser

E-ras′er

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Noun.
One who, or that which, erases; esp., a sharp instrument or a piece of rubber used to erase writings, drawings, etc.

Definition 2022


eraser

eraser

English

An eraser.
An eraser at the end of a pencil.

Noun

eraser (plural erasers)

  1. (US) A thing used to erase or remove something written or drawn by a pen or a pencil.
    I have worn out the eraser on this pencil.
  2. (US) A thing used to erase something written by chalk on a chalkboard; chalkboard eraser.
  3. (computing) An overwriter program used to prevent data recovery.

Synonyms

  • (thing used to remove markings): rubber (UK)
  • (thing used to remove markings): india rubber (UK)
  • (thing used to remove markings): bungee (UK)

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