Eraser meaning

ĭ-rāsər
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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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(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.

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(US) A thing used to erase something written by chalk on a chalkboard; chalkboard eraser.
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(computing) An overwriter program used to prevent data recovery.
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A thing that erases; specif., a device made of rubber for erasing ink or pencil marks, or a pad of felt or cloth for removing chalk marks from a blackboard.
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Origin of eraser

  • erase + -er

    From Wiktionary