Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, represented as having been forcibly torn off, the separated parts being left jagged, as opposed to couped. Also erazed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • past participle Rubbed or scraped out; effaced; obliterated.
  • past participle (Her.) Represented with jagged and uneven edges, as is torn off; -- used esp. of the head or limb of a beast. Cf. Couped.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of erase.
  • adjective heraldry having the appearance of being forcibly torn off, with parts left jagged or uneven.

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Examples

  • In that moment I see my name erased from the Wall of Fame.

    Gladiator

  • In that moment I see my name erased from the Wall of Fame.

    Gladiator

  • Sunday's miracle finish, the biggest margin erased from the start of the final day was two points.

    Cover story

  • He paid off the marshals, had his name erased from the list of most-wanted scofflaws, and his Cadillac was now safe on the streets.

    THE EXTRA MAN

  • Doug of course sees the writing on the wall -- what with Jeffrey Deitch hectically preparing a survey of street art for MOCA's Geffen wing for 2011, a whole lot of recent high art history is about to be erased from the canon to make room for what has been going on outside the museum walls for the past two or thee decades.

    Mat Gleason: LA Art World Gossip, October 2010

  • Doug of course sees the writing on the wall -- what with Jeffrey Deitch hectically preparing a survey of street art for MOCA's Geffen wing for 2011, a whole lot of recent high art history is about to be erased from the canon to make room for what has been going on outside the museum walls for the past two or thee decades.

    Mat Gleason: LA Art World Gossip, October 2010

  • But no one knew how to tell the machines how to do what they did, that knowledge was erased from the memory banks of their ship.

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  • Doug of course sees the writing on the wall -- what with Jeffrey Deitch hectically preparing a survey of street art for MOCA's Geffen wing for 2011, a whole lot of recent high art history is about to be erased from the canon to make room for what has been going on outside the museum walls for the past two or thee decades.

    Mat Gleason: LA Art World Gossip, October 2010

  • Doug of course sees the writing on the wall -- what with Jeffrey Deitch hectically preparing a survey of street art for MOCA's Geffen wing for 2011, a whole lot of recent high art history is about to be erased from the canon to make room for what has been going on outside the museum walls for the past two or thee decades.

    Mat Gleason: LA Art World Gossip, October 2010

  • Doug of course sees the writing on the wall -- what with Jeffrey Deitch hectically preparing a survey of street art for MOCA's Geffen wing for 2011, a whole lot of recent high art history is about to be erased from the canon to make room for what has been going on outside the museum walls for the past two or thee decades.

    Mat Gleason: LA Art World Gossip, October 2010

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