Definitions for eraserɪˈreɪ sər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•ras•erɪˈreɪ sər(n.)

  1. a device, as a piece of rubber or cloth, for erasing marks of pencil, chalk, etc.

  2. one that erases.

Origin of eraser:

1780–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eraser(noun)

    an implement used to erase something

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. eraser(noun)ɪˈreɪ sər

    a piece of rubber for removing pencil marks

    ***Use a good eraser.

  2. eraserɪˈreɪ sər

    a soft object for removing writing from a blackboard or white board

    ***Clean the erasers.

Wiktionary

  1. eraser(Noun)

    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.

  2. eraser(Noun)

    A thing used to erase something written by chalk on a chalkboard; chalkboard eraser.

  3. eraser(Noun)

    An overwriter program used to prevent data recovery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eraser(noun)

    one who, or that which, erases; esp., a sharp instrument or a piece of rubber used to erase writings, drawings, etc

Freebase

  1. Eraser

    An eraser or rubber is an article of stationery that is used for removing pencil markings. Erasers have a rubbery consistency and are often pink or white. Some pencils have an eraser on one end. Typical erasers are made from synthetic rubber, but more expensive or specialized erasers are vinyl, plastic, or gum-like materials. Cheaper erasers can be made out of synthetic soy-based gum.


Translations for eraser

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

eraser(noun)

(especially American) something that erases, especially a piece of india-rubber etc for erasing pencil etc.

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