American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that erases, especially an implement, such as a piece of rubber or a pad of felt, used for erasing marks made by pencil or chalk.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which erases. Specifically— A sharp-pointed knife or blade set in a handle for scraping out ink-marks.
- n. A thing used to erase or remove something written or drawn by a pen or a pencil.
- n. A thing used to erase something written by chalk on a chalkboard; chalkboard eraser.
- n. computing An overwriter program used to prevent data recovery.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, erases; esp., a sharp instrument or a piece of rubber used to erase writings, drawings, etc.
- n. an implement used to erase something
- to erase + -er (Wiktionary)
“For readers who want to know more: The eraser is a sculpture by Swedish sculptor Claes Oldenburg, who is best known for his oversize sculptures of everyday objects.”
“Dumbya is like a brain eraser, if you are within 75 feet of him your IQ drops by 70 points.”
“I try to erase Franklin but the eraser is old and brittle and just makes smudges as it crumbles.”
“One of the Lions 'biggest off-season needs is an "eraser" -- to borrow a term from offensive coordinator Scott Linehan -- to keep defenses from smothering wide receiver Calvin Johnson.”
“The pencil calls the eraser and a pen “nincompoops.””
“" The eraser is our confessor, our absolver and our time machine. '”
“It's good because it doesn't leave oil before watercoloring; Design brand kneaded eraser, which is non-abrasive and good for blending.”
“The eraser, which is not rubber but something called "factice," is "made by reacting rape-seed oil from the Dutch East Indies with sulfur chloride.”
“Just how huge will remain to be seen as the Lions continue to build around quarterback Matthew Stafford and find the so-called eraser -- offensive coordinator Scott Linehan's word choice -- who will take pressure off receiver Calvin Johnson.”
“The 5ins x 2ins eraser, which is marked with the words 'For BIG mistakes', will be auctioned off at Reemans Auctioneers in Colchester, Essex on June 23, reports The Telegraph.”
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