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Pronunciation: [ɪɹˈe͡ɪzɪŋ] (IPA)

Erasing is the process of eliminating or removing something, such as a mark, a thought, or a memory. There are several synonyms for erasing, including deleting, wiping, effacing, obliterating, expunging, and eradicating. Deleting refers to removing digital information or files. Wiping is a more forceful version of deleting, often used when a device or system is being cleaned or reset. Effacing is a term used to describe the act of removing something physical, often a surface mark. Obliterating means completely destroying or eliminating something. Expunging is a legal term that means to remove or delete something from official records. Eradicating means to completely destroy or eliminate something, often used to describe the extinction of a species.

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Usage examples for Erasing

Having been defended from the savages of the north by the soldiers of Rome, the Britons were, when the legions were recalled, unable to offer any effectual resistance to the Saxons, who, coming under the guise of friendship, speedily became their masters, imposing a yoke infinitely more burdensome than that of Rome, and Erasing almost every sign of the civilization that had been engrafted upon them.
"Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion"
G. A. Henty
It was not at all real, this onrush of bird and blossom revealed by the temporary Erasing of the driven lines of gray rain.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe
He never dreamed of marrying any other woman than Susie Barringer, and she sometimes tried a new pen by writing and carefully Erasing the initials S.M.G., which, as she was christened Susan Minerva, may be taken as showing the direction of her thoughts.
"Not Pretty, But Precious"
John Hay, et al.

Famous quotes with Erasing

  • I think we all wish we could erase some dark times in our lives. But all of life's experiences, bad and good make you who you are. Erasing any of life's experiences would be a great mistake.
    Luis Miguel

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