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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Surgical removal of diseased tissue by scraping.

Usage examples (10)
  • In such cases the erasion was so clumsily performed as often to leave distinct traces of the previous letters.
  • Paul, beginning to smell a rat, examined the notice with closer attention, and soon detected the erasion where "Fifth" had been substituted for "Third Form."
  • Here again the appearance is somewhat altered by the presence of a considerable amount of lymph, but this is of less importance in this figure because the lymph is localised to...
  • There are forces ever about us that minister to erasion and oblivion. for more
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