erasure


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e·ra·sure

 (ĭ-rā′shər)
n.
1. The act or an instance of erasing: erasure of the blackboard.
2. A mark showing that something has been erased: The document has many erasures.

erasure

(ɪˈreɪʒə)
n
1. the act or an instance of erasing
2. the place or mark, as on a piece of paper, where something has been erased

e•ra•sure

(ɪˈreɪ ʃər)

n.
1. an act or instance of erasing.
2. a spot or mark left after erasing.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erasure - a correction made by erasingerasure - a correction made by erasing; "there were many erasures in the typescript"
correction - something substituted for an error
2.erasure - a surface area where something has been erased; "another word had been written over the erasure"
surface area, expanse, area - the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
3.erasure - deletion by an act of expunging or erasing
deletion - the act of deleting something written or printed

erasure

noun deletion, wiping, wiping out, cancellation, effacing, obliteration, effacement the sudden disastrous erasure of my hard drive

erasure

noun
The act of erasing or the condition of being erased:
Translations

erasure

[ɪˈreɪʒəʳ] Nborradura f, raspadura f (Comput) → borrado m

erasure

n (= act)Auslöschen nt, → Ausradieren nt; (from tape) → Löschen nt; (= sth erased)ausradierte Stelle, Radierstelle f; (on tape) → gelöschte Stelle

erasure

[ɪˈreɪʒəʳ] n (frm) → cancellatura
References in classic literature ?
Over and above these trifling penalties, his name was erased and blotted out from the roll of attorneys; which erasure has been always held in these latter times to be a great degradation and reproach, and to imply the commission of some amazing villany--as indeed it would seem to be the case, when so many worthless names remain among its better records, unmolested.
Clennam assured him that it had made no impression on his mind, and therefore required no erasure.
Papers were lying about upon his desk, and he had commenced the foul copy of a letter which showed, by the numerous erasures, the trouble he had had in writing it.
So many were the blots, however, and so numerous the scratches and erasures, that he had at last given it up in despair, and sat with his single uncovered eye cocked upwards at the ceiling, as one who waits upon inspiration.
Magdalen was no judge of the admirable correctness with which the accounts inside were all kept; but she could estimate the neatness of the handwriting, the regularity in the rows of figures, the mathematical exactness of the ruled lines in red and black ink, the cleanly absence of blots, stains, or erasures.
tour Erasure, who plan to release a new album around the same time as their forest gigs, will perform in Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, on June 24 as well as other venues across the country.
AFTER four years away from recording and live gigs Erasure has joined the line up of bands to perform in Cheshire's Delamere Forest next summer.
Simple Minds and Erasure have been booked to perform at Dalby Forest next year as part of the annual Forestry Commission Live Music event.
But Mr Justice Mitting, sitting in London, ruled that a decision of a General Medical Council fitness to practise panel to reject her request for erasure was "perverse" and must be quashed.
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