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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.

eraser

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

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]
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
Translations
مِمْحاه
gumazmizík
viskelæder
pyyhekumi
radír
strokleðurstrokleîur
消しゴム
radirka
suddgummi

eraser

[ɪˈreɪzəʳ] N (esp US) (= rubber) → goma f de borrar

eraser

[ɪˈreɪzər] ngomme f

eraser

nRadiergummi nt or m

eraser

[ɪˈreɪzəʳ] n (frm) (Am) (rubber) → gomma (da cancellare)

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.
References in classic literature ?
Cyrus, since it seems you are the guilty person, take the eraser and wipe that off the board.
But in extreme instances, the schoolyard game can be dangerous - especially if students share the erasers after they've broken skin with it.
CHARCOAL IS A WONDERFUL TOOL for going big and bold in an artwork, so we also discuss the freedom of not worrying about the fine details in the beginning, these will come in later with the use of gummy erasers, eraser pencils, white charcoal and blending stumps.
Swizco LLC, which makes scrubber sponges and stain erasers for household cleaning, offers a line of products designed to work with plain water rather than cleaning solutions, eliminating harsh chemicals from the process.
The State s consumer watchdog has raised concerns over the gumball eraser machine, and other erasers resembling food products being sold in South Australian stores and online.
The set includes six Gomu erasers, with collectable surprises in every pack.
Nate Matute paced the Erasers, who are on the verge of missing the quarterfinals at 2-5, with 19 points.
A MERSEYSIDE mum who has been collecting pencil erasers for over 25 years is hoping to break a world record.
Some American schoolteachers said the 1858 invention of pencils with attached erasers would encourage student carelessness.
In this second installment of the SF trilogy, the six young people are flying down the East Coast, searching for their parents, when one of them is badly hurt in a clash with Erasers and they're forced to lie low while he recovers.
Joglar works with ordinary office supplies--paper clips, rulers, protractors, pencils, erasers, colored paper, note cards, envelopes--that seem in his hands to magically turn into something else, something radically different.
Samples of consumer products that will be spotlighted at India Rubber Expo 2003 include footwear, balloons, gloves, mattresses, balls, rubber bands, erasers and more.