effaceable
adjective see efface

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Effaceable — Ef*face a*ble, a. Capable of being effaced. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • effaceable — adjective capable of being effaced the fire s worst scars were effaceable by a comprehensive program of reforestation a signal too loud to be erasable in a single pass through the erase head • Syn: ↑erasable • Similar to: ↑eradicable …   Useful english dictionary

  • effaceable — See efface. * * * …   Universalium

  • effaceable — adjective Capable of being effaced. Ant: ineffaceable …   Wiktionary

  • effaceable — ef face·a·ble || sÉ™bl adj. erasable, may be obliterated; destroyable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • effaceable — ef·face·able …   English syllables

  • efface — effaceable, adj. effacement, n. effacer, n. /i fays /, v.t., effaced, effacing. 1. to wipe out; do away with; expunge: to efface one s unhappy memories. 2. to rub out, erase, or obliterate (outlines, traces, inscriptions, etc.). 3. to make… …   Universalium

  • ineffaceable — adjective Etymology: probably from French ineffaçable, from Middle French, from in + effaçable effaceable Date: 1804 not effaceable ; ineradicable • ineffaceability noun • ineffaceably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ineffaceable — ineffaceability, n. ineffaceably, adv. /in i fay seuh beuhl/, adj. not effaceable or eradicable; indelible: an ineffaceable impression. [1795 1805; IN 3 + EFFACEABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • erasable — adjective capable of being effaced the fire s worst scars were effaceable by a comprehensive program of reforestation a signal too loud to be erasable in a single pass through the erase head • Syn: ↑effaceable • Similar to: ↑eradicable …   Useful english dictionary

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