eraser


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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.
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