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"eraser" in British English

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erasernoun [C]

uk   /ɪˈreɪ.zər/  us   /-ˈreɪ.sɚ/ mainly US (UK usually rubber)
A1 a ​smallpiece of rubber used to ​remove the ​marks made by a ​pencil: If you ​draw or write in ​pencil you can always ​rub out ​yourmistakes with an eraser.
(Definition of eraser from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eraser" in American English

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erasernoun [C]

 us   /ɪˈreɪ·sər/
a ​smallpiece of ​rubber that can be used to ​removemarks, esp. ​pencilmarks on ​paper
(Definition of eraser from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eraser”
in Arabic مِمحاة, أسْتيكة…
in Korean 지우개…
in Portuguese borracha…
in Catalan goma (d’esborrar)…
in Japanese 消しゴム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橡皮…
in Turkish silgi, tahta silgisi…
in Russian ластик, тряпка для стирания с доски…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橡皮擦…
in Italian gomma da cancellare…
in Polish gumka, gąbka, szmatka…
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