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  • n. Plural form of eraser.

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Examples

  • She'll reportedly be allowed one hour a day out of her cell - which she can use enjoying such activities as: shopping for shampoo at the prison commissary; unbunching her prison-issued underwear; enjoying the cafeteria's signature dishes, which are charmingly referred to by former inmates as "s--- on a shingle" (toast topped with ground beef and potatoes) and "erasers" (chicken patties); or just recreating Lady Gaga's Telephone video with her new pals (our favourite option).

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  • Still, I wear out the erasers long before I use up the pencil lead.

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  • (Soundbite of gauge stamping noise) SHAPIRO: On this particular day, Finnegan's stamping hundreds of small metal parts that look like pencil erasers.

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  • Before that, I had a two-door Chevy that got 15 miles to the gallon and churned through brake pads as though they were pencil erasers.

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  • I Bet it be the same down at the Front desk, need cuffs and will get erasers instead.

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  • I took a couple of turns around the place, shook a few hands gave away some free erasers and bought a total of one book ... an English Cookbook on Apples.

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  • It was probably a box of erasers … he is in need of them for some reason!

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  • Teams of four receive maps, pencils, protractors and erasers in a sealed packet, and have two hours to plan a triangular route that simulates a bombing run.

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  • On only the second day I heard the engaging Singapore-born pianist Melvyn Tan give a Queen's Hall recital brilliantly mixing the sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) with those of John Cage (1912-92) for "prepared" piano, using carefully specified nuts and bolts or pencil erasers to alter the resonance of the strings, making an Oriental-instrument-like sound.

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  • I used to be so happy when Santa put new pens and erasers in my Christmas stocking, I remember opening them with as much pleasure as I opened the chocolate he gave me.

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