What does eraser mean?

Definitions for eraserɪˈreɪ sər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eraser.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eraser(noun)

    an implement used to erase something


  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


  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. eraser

    A type of stationery product created and designed in various colors, rubber materials, plastic, shapes, sizes and styles used to change or remove a pen, pencil or other ink writing.

    When we were in school we had to ensure we had an eraser in our pencil case especially during maths class.

  2. eraser

    A type of device or product created and designed in various colors, materials, shapes, sizes, substances and styles used to clean and for various other purposes.

    There was a type of eraser in the iron cleaning set we bought to clean the iron.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eraser in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eraser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Douglas Leonard Martin, Douglas Leonard Martin in a letter to FDA in 1975.:

    There is no eraser on the end of a scalpel.

  2. Unknown.:

    Trust is like a eraser. It gets smaller and smaller after every mistake.”

  3. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    All that Hubert needs over there is a gal to answer the phone and a pencil with an eraser on it.

Images & Illustrations of eraser

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