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Definition of "erasing" []

  • To obliterate or rub out (something written, typed, etc) (verb)
  • To destroy all traces of; remove completely (verb)
  • To remove (a recording) from (magnetic tape) (verb)
  • To replace (data) on a storage device with characters representing an absence of data (verb)
  • Present participle of erase. (verb)

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Use "erasing" in a sentence
  • "The Penguins didn't have it wrapped up until Lidstrom's shot at the buzzer hit a diving Marc-Andre Fleury, the Pittsburgh goalie who made 23 saves in erasing memories of a 5-0 loss in Game 5 a week ago."
  • "President Obama created an 18-member fiscal commission Thursday charged with coming up with ideas to begin erasing $14.3 trillion in government red ink."
  • "Yeah, I really do believe that the Demorats had a role in erasing the deficit, and that those dastardly, inhumane and icky conservative Republicans of 1994 aren't the ones that put the brakes on the allmighty Clinton's spending."