Rasure
Rasure Ra"sure (r[=a]"zh[-u]r; 135), n. [L. rasura, fr. radere, rasum, to scrape, to shave. See {Rase}, v.] 1. The act of rasing, scraping, or erasing; erasure; obliteration. [1913 Webster]

2. A mark by which a letter, word, or any part of a writing or print, is erased, effaced, or obliterated; an erasure. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]


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  • rasure — I. Rasure, ou Rature, et effaceure de lettres ou mots, Litura. Ton epistre est toute pleine de rasures, Epistola tua lituris scatet. II. Rasure, Cerchez Raser …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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  • rasure — (ra zu r ) s. f. Action de faire la barbe. •   Je suis convenu avec maître Faitot qu il ferait la rasure pour 30 livres et la chirurgie pour 120 livres par an [en 1779], MIGNARD Hist. des princ. Fond. relig. du Bailliage de la montagne, p. 188.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • rasure — noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin rasura, from rasus, past participle of radere Date: 1508 erasure, obliteration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rasure — /ray zheuhr, sheuhr/, n. an erasure. [ < MF < LL rasura, equiv. to L ras(us) (ptp. of radere to scratch, scrape; cf. RASORIAL, RAZE) + ura URE] * * * …   Universalium

  • rasure — noun /ˈɹeɪʒə/ a) Scraping the surface of a parchment etc. in order to erase something from the document; erasure, more generally. b) Obliteration, destruction …   Wiktionary

  • rasure — n. erasure, elimination, obliteration, effacement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rasure — n. Erasure, obliteration, scraping, shaving …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rasure — ra·sure …   English syllables

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