eraser
noun Date: 1790 one that erases; especially a device (as a piece of rubber, or a felt pad) used to erase marks (as of ink or chalk)

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  • eraser — /i ray seuhr/, n. 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. [1780 90; ERASE + ER1] * * *       piece of rubber or other material used to rub out marks made… …   Universalium

  • eraser — [[t]ɪre͟ɪzə(r), AM re͟ɪs [/t]] erasers N COUNT An eraser is an object, usually a piece of rubber or plastic, which is used for removing something that has been written using a pencil or a pen. [AM; also BRIT, FORMAL] ...a large, flat, pink India… …   English dictionary

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