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erasure Syllabification: e·ra·sure
Pronunciation: /əˈrāSHər/

Definition of erasure in English:


1The removal of writing, recorded material, or data.
Example sentences
  • The judges recorded their diving scores on cardboard "with a lot of erasure," she said.
  • Some of these supraliminal frames are panels of video static, a screen equivalent of total erasure.
  • It will only be these rough notes which will be liable to erasure.
1.1The removal of all traces of something; obliteration: the erasure of prior history
More example sentences
  • Postmodern psychology argues for the erasure of the category of self.
  • Others found comfort in the erasure of the recent past.
  • The process of historical erasure may have started then.

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