- The action of erasing; deletion; obliteration.
- The state of having been erased; total blankness.
(action of erasing): cancelation (US), cancellation (British), canceling (US), cancelling (British),delete|deleting, deletion, erase|erasing, obliterate|obliterating, obliteration, wipe|wiping
(state of having been erased): blankness
2004, Bush, even when he had the floor, grimaced as he spoke, except on several occasions when he lost his way and a look of total erasure came over him, a blank, stricken stare for which the French, alas, have the most apt expression: like a cow watching a train go by. — The New Yorker, 18 Oct 2004
trans-top|action of erasing
trans-top|state of having been erased