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ballpoint pen


Definition of ballpoint pen

  1. :  a pen whose tip is a small metal ball that transfers ink as it rolls on a writing surface

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a pen having as the writing point a small rotating metal ball that inks itself by contact with an inner magazine

  1. :  to shut in or as if in a pen

  1. :  a small enclosure for animals

    :  the animals in a pen

    :  a small place of confinement or storage

  1. :  an implement for writing or drawing with ink or a similar fluid: as

    :  quill

    :  pen point

  1. :  write, indite

  1. :  a female swan

  1. :  penitentiary

  1. : peninsula

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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