Pencil

A pencil l is a writing implement or art medium usually constructed of a narrow, solid pigment core inside a protective casing which prevents the core from being broken or leaving marks on the user’s hand during use. Pencils create marks by physical abrasion, leaving behind a trail of solid core material that adheres to a sheet of paper or other...
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Pencil

• (n.) Hence, figuratively, an artist`s ability or peculiar manner; also, in general, the act or occupation of the artist, descriptive writer, etc. • (v. t.) To write or mark with a pencil; to paint or to draw. • (n.) A number of lines that intersect in one point, the point of intersection being called the pencil point. • (n.) A...
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pencil

1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. 'With subtile pencil depainted was this storie.' (Chaucer) ... 2. A slender cylinder or strip of black lead, coloured chalk, slate etc, or such a cylinder or strip inserted in a small wooden rod intended to be pointed, or in a case, which forms a handle, used for dra...
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pencil

noun a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood
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Pencil

[mathematics] A pencil in projective geometry is a family of geometric objects with a common property, for example the set of lines that pass through a given point in a projective plane. More generally, a pencil is the special case of a linear system of divisors in which the parameter space is a projective line. Typical pencils of curves in...
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Pencil

[optics] In optics, a pencil or pencil of rays is a geometric construct used to describe a beam or portion of a beam of electromagnetic radiation or charged particles, typically in the form of a narrow cone or cylinder. Antennas which strongly bundle in azimuth and elevation are often described as `pencil-beam` antennas. For example a phase...
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Pencil

[physics] This was created by Kid Gohan of Animal Crossing Ahead Forums. ...
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Pencil

Pen'cil noun [ Old French pincel , French pinceau , Latin penicillum , penicillus , equiv. to peniculus , dim. of penis a tail. Confer Penicil .] 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colors. « With s...
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Pencil

Pen'cil transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Penciled or Pencilled ; present participle & verbal noun Penciling or Pencilling .] To write or mark with a pencil; to paint or to draw. Cowper. « Where na...
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pencil

a graphite-based digitally operated drawing device which is used to make marks on paper
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Pencil

A pencil is a long-haired brush terminating in a point and used by artists and sign writers.
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pencil

Drawing instrument made of graphite, encased in wood or other holder. By mixing graphite with clay, the French chemist Nicolas Conté (1755-1805) invented the modern pencil of predetermined...
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pencil

Drawing instrument made of graphite, encased in wood or other holder. By mixing graphite with clay, the French chemist Nicolas Conté (1755–1805) invented the modern pencil of predetermined hardness in 1750 (patented 1795). Capable of a rich range of texture and tone, the graphite (or `lead`) pencil replaced the limited metalpoin...
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Pencil

Graphite wooden jacketed pencils as are known today date from the end of the 17th century when there
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pencil

lápiz, delineador, perfilador
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Pencil

Pencil is slang for the penis.
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pencil

pencil The etymology or original meaning is a 'little penis'. Penis originally meant 'tail' and so was related to 'brush', and only by extension was it made applicable to the 'male sex organ' and it was in this sense that it was adopted into English as penis in the 17th century. Pencil came through Old French pincel from Vulgar Latin penicellum, w...
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pencil

pencil, pointed implement used in writing or drawing to apply graphite or a similar colored solid to any surface, especially paper. From prehistoric times lumps of colored earth or chalk were used as markers. The Egyptians ruled lines with metallic lead, as did medieval monks. The so-called lead pen...
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pencil

slender rod of a solid marking substance, such as graphite, enclosed in a cylinder of wood, metal, or plastic; used as an implement for writing, ... [3 related articles]
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pencil

Tuft of fur or hair, as a black pencil on the end of the tail of a mammal.
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pencil

[n] - a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement 2. [v] - write, draw, or trace with a pencil
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