Erasion E*ra"sion, n. The act of erasing; a rubbing out; obliteration. [1913 Webster]

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  • erasion — [ē rā′zhən, irā′zhən] n. [ML erasio] 1. the act of erasing 2. Surgery the removal of diseased tissue by scraping, as with a curet …   English World dictionary

  • erasion — āzhən, āsh noun ( s) 1. : erasure 1 the signatures have been erased … not without leaving signs of erasion Agatha Christie 2. : surgical removal of diseased tissue by scraping or curetting …   Useful english dictionary

  • erasion — /i ray zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of erasing. 2. Surg. a. the scraping away of tissue, esp. of bone. b. Also called arthrectomy. excision of a joint. [1780 90; ERASE + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • Erasion — см. Erasement …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • erasion — era·sion i rā zhən, shən n surgical removal of diseased tissue by scraping or curetting …   Medical dictionary

  • erasion — e·ra·sion || ɪ reɪʒn n. erasing, erasure, deletion, obliteration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erasion — era·sion …   English syllables

  • arthrectomy — /ahr threk teuh mee/, n., pl. arthrectomies. Surg. erasion (def. 2b). [ARTHR + ECTOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cancellation — n 1. voidance, avoidance, cancel, disannulment, annulment, nullification, Law. defeasance; quashing, invalidation, vitiation, Obs. vacatur, disenactment, disestablishment, setting aside; cessation, Law. nolle prosequi, discontinuance, suspension; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • demolition — n 1. razing, tearing down, pulling down, taking down, bringing down, breaking down, throwing down, beating down; casting down, knocking down, flinging down, hurling down, precipitation; felling, leveling, prostration; cutting down, chopping down …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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