eraser

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English[edit]

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An eraser.
An eraser at the end of a pencil.

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Etymology[edit]

erase +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

eraser (plural erasers)

  1. (US) A thing used to erase or remove something written or drawn by a pen or a pencil.
    I have worn out the eraser on this pencil.
  2. (US) A thing used to erase something written by chalk on a chalkboard; chalkboard eraser.
  3. (computing) An overwriter program used to prevent data recovery.
  4. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (slang) Clitoris

Synonyms[edit]

  • (thing used to remove markings): rubber (UK)
  • (thing used to remove markings): india rubber (UK)
  • (thing used to remove markings): bungee (UK)

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