[ US /iˈɹeɪs, ɪˈɹeɪs/ ]
[ UK /ɪɹˈe‍ɪz/ ]
  1. wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
    Who erased the files from my hard disk?
  2. remove from memory or existence
    The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915
  3. remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
    Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!
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How To Use erase In A Sentence

  • ; Cohn, D.H.: Luciferase genes cloned from the unculturable luminous bacteroid symbiont of the Caribbean flashlight fish, Kryptopha - naron alfredi. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Anticholinesterase drugs stimulate nerve-impulse transmission, and corticosteroids may help.
  • The luciferin-luciferase's reaction system may emit fluorescence, while the toxic substances will suppress the luminous intensity.
  • The last vestiges of doubt were erased in little more than a nanosecond. Times, Sunday Times
  • Similarly, in ketosteroid isomerase, Asp99 may catalyze proton transfers in the Asp38Ala variant [ PLoS Biology: New Articles
  • Some lines had been added on the last page; but they had been so carefully erased as to be illegible.
  • What is left in ‘her’ wake, however, is an acerbically astute representation of a social environment in which mothers are routinely erased, undervalued, and ‘trapped’ within the domestic milieu.
  • Too much of ourselves must be deleted when we erase our personal histories and abruptly dissociate ourselves from who we have been’.
  • To assemble it, you put the pencil stub into the hole of the spool and stuck the pin straight up in the middle of the eraser.
  • Therefore a ring opening step will be the first step catalyzed by isomerases for any pentose or hexose substrate. Irwin Rose - Autobiography
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