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erase

[i′rās]
(computer science)
To change all the binary digits in a digital computer storage device to binary zeros.
(electronics)
To remove recorded material from magnetic tape by passing the tape through a strong, constant magnetic field (dc erase) or through a high-frequency alternating magnetic field (ac erase).
To eliminate previously stored information in a charge-storage tube by charging or discharging all storage elements.

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