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eraser

something used to erase, as writing in pencil
Not to be confused with:
erasure – an act of erasing
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e·ras·er

 (ĭ-rā′sər)
n.
One that erases, especially an implement, such as a piece of rubber or a pad of felt, used for erasing marks made by pencil or chalk.
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eraser

(ɪˈreɪzə)
n
(Tools) an object, such as a piece of rubber or felt, used for erasing something written, typed, etc: a pencil eraser.
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e•ras•er

(ɪˈreɪ sər)

n.
1. a device, as a piece of rubber or cloth, for erasing marks of pencil, chalk, etc.
2. one that erases.
[1780–90]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eraser - an implement used to erase somethingeraser - an implement used to erase something
blackboard eraser - an eraser that removes chalk marks from blackboard
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
ink eraser - an eraser that removes ink marks
pencil eraser, rubber eraser, rubber - an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil
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Translations
مِمْحاه
gumazmizík
viskelæder
pyyhekumi
radír
strokleðurstrokleîur
消しゴム
radirka
suddgummi

eraser

[ɪˈreɪzəʳ] N (esp US) (= rubber) → goma f de borrar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

eraser

[ɪˈreɪzər] ngomme f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

eraser

nRadiergummi nt or m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

eraser

[ɪˈreɪzəʳ] n (frm) (Am) (rubber) → gomma (da cancellare)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

erase

(iˈreiz) , ((American) iˈreis) verb
to rub out (pencil marks etc). The typist tried to erase the error.
eˈraser noun
(especially American) something that erases, especially a piece of india-rubber etc for erasing pencil etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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This small base enabled IBM and Infineon to incorporate the smallest MRAM memory-cell size of 1.4 square microns, which is about 20 million times smaller than the average pencil eraser top. By accurately patterning the magnetic structures within this small cell, IBM and Infineon researchers were able to control the memory reading and writing operations.