Definition of Blackboard eraser
1. Noun. An eraser that removes chalk marks from blackboard.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackboard Eraser
Literary usage of Blackboard eraser
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Congressional Serial Setby United States Government Printing Office by United States Government Printing Office (1894)
"... Blackboard- Eraser, Black board- Eraser. Blackboard- Eraser. Blackboard • Eraser, ('balk- Eraser-bolder Eraser-holder ..."
2. The Edison Monthly by New York Edison Company (1916)
"blackboard erasers THE sharp tattoo of the blackboard eraser is a familiar sound throughout the land. The pat- pat-pat, and the clouds of fine white chalk ..."
3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"... teaspoon, comb, spool, watch, shoe-horn, ink-bottle, blackboard- eraser, glass, fountain-pen, cotton-wool, bunch of keys, alarm- clock, pencil. ..."
4. Confucian Feminist: Memoirs of Zeng Baosun (1893-1978) by Baosun Zeng, Thomas L. Kennedy (2002)
"The same words had entirely different meanings in the Hunan dialect. One time, one of our classmates put a blackboard eraser in water and let it soak. ..."
5. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"... to remove the traces of grease which sometimes prevents the flow of ink (a blackboard eraser serves very well for this purpose). ..."