Deleing
Dele De"le, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deleing}.] [From the preceding word.] (Print.) To erase; to cancel; to delete; to mark for omission. [1913 Webster]

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  • deleing — de·le || diːliː n. instruction to delete (printer s symbol) v. delete, permanently remove, erase, blot out; mark for deletion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dele — De le, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deleing}.] [From the preceding word.] (Print.) To erase; to cancel; to delete; to mark for omission. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deled — Dele De le, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deleing}.] [From the preceding word.] (Print.) To erase; to cancel; to delete; to mark for omission. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dele — I. transitive verb (deled; deleing) Etymology: Latin, imperative singular of delēre Date: 1705 to delete especially from typeset matter II. noun Date: circa 1751 a mark indicating that something is to be deled …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dele — /dee lee/, v., deled, deleing, n. Print. v.t. 1. to delete. n. 2. a mark used to indicate matter to be deleted. [1695 1705; < L dele (2nd pers. sing. impv. of delere), equiv. to del destroy + e impv. ending] * * * …   Universalium

  • dele — [ di:li] noun a proofreader s sign (δ) indicating matter to be deleted. verb (deles, deleing, deled) delete or mark for deletion. Origin L., blot out! efface! , imperative of delere …   English new terms dictionary

  • dele — /ˈdili/ (say deelee) Printing –verb (t) (deled, deleing) 1. (usually imperative) to take out; omit; delete (generally represented by a symbol). –noun (plural deles /ˈdiliz/ (say deeleez)) 2. the symbol used to mean delete. {Latin, imperative of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dele — [dē′lē] vt. deled, deleing [L, imper. sing. of delere: see DELETE] Printing to take out (a letter, word, etc.); delete: usually in the imperative and expressed by the mark (φ), indicating the matter to be deleted n. this mark …   English World dictionary

  • dele — v. & n. Printing v.tr. (deled, deleing) delete or mark for deletion (a letter, word, etc., struck out of a text). n. a sign marking something to be deleted; a deletion. Etymology: L, imper. of delere: see DELETE …   Useful english dictionary

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