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Meaning of ERASURE

Pronunciation:  i'reyshur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  deletion by an act of expunging or erasing
  2. [n]  a surface area where something has been erased; "another word had been written over the erasure"
  3. [n]  a correction made by erasing; "there were many erasures in the typescript"

ERASURE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: expunction, expunging
 See Also: area, correction, deletion, expanse, surface area



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \E*ra"sure\ (?; 135), n. [From {Erase}.]
    The act of erasing; a scratching out; obliteration.
  2. \E*ra"sure\, n.
    An instance of erasing; also, the place where something has
    been erased.
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