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eraser

[ih-rey-ser] /ɪˈreɪ sər/
noun
1.
a device, as a piece of rubber or cloth, for erasing marks made with pen, pencil, chalk, etc.
2.
a person or thing that erases.
Origin of eraser
1780-1790
1780-90; erase + -er1
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eraser

/ɪˈreɪzə/
noun
1.
an object, such as a piece of rubber or felt, used for erasing something written, typed, etc: a pencil eraser
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Word Origin and History for eraser
n.

"thing that erases writing," 1790, American English, agent noun from erase. Originally a knife for scraping off the ink. As a rubber product for removing pencil marks, from 1858.

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Slang definitions & phrases for eraser

eraser

noun

A knockout or a knockout punch (1940s+ Prizefight)

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Related Abbreviations for eraser

ERASER

enhanced recognition and sensing radar
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