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Word forms: erasers
An eraser is an object, usually a piece of rubber or plastic, which is used for removing something that has been written using a pencil or a pen. [US, also British, formal] ⇒ ...a large, flat, pink India-rubber eraser.
Usually she found fault: the eraser had been rubbed too hard, or two keys had jammed making an uglyblack mark.Haines, Pamela THE GOLDEN LIONCan you rub it out with an eraser and draw another picture?MacNeill, Alastair THE DEVIL'S DOORMy skin was darkish-olive like something smeared by an eraser.Joyce Carol Oates FAITHLESS: TALES OF TRANSGRESSION