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eraser

[ ih-rey-ser ]
/ ɪˈreɪ sər /
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Definition of eraser

noun
a device, as a piece of rubber or cloth, for erasing marks made with pen, pencil, chalk, etc.
a person or thing that erases.
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Origin of eraser

First recorded in 1780–90; erase + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for eraser

eraser
/ (ɪˈreɪzə) /

noun
an object, such as a piece of rubber or felt, used for erasing something written, typed, etca pencil eraser
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