- The deletion key on a computer keyboard.
verb (delet, ing)
- I lost the file when I accidentally hit .
Etymology: From deletus, past participle of delere "destroy, blot out, efface," from delevi, originally perf. tense of delinere "to daub, erase by smudging," from de- "from, away" + linere "to smear, wipe."
- To remove, get rid of, erase.
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