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verb (eras, ing)
  1. to remove markings or information
I erased that note because it was wrong.
  1. (context, storage) To obliterate information from a storage medium, such as to clear, to overwrite, or (with magnetic storage) to demagnetize.
I'm going to those files.
I'm going to that tape.
  1. (paper tape storage) (punched card storage) to punch a hole at every punch position.
  2. (baseball) To remove a runner from the bases via a double play or pick off play
Jones was erased by a 6-4-3 double play. Source: definitions from w:Federal Standard 1037C, Federal Standard 1037C and from w:MIL-STD-188, MIL-STD-188
Etymology: (etystub)


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