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ballpoint

noun ball·point \-ˌpint\

Definition of BALLPOINT

:  a pen having as the writing point a small rotating metal ball that inks itself by contact with an inner magazine
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First Known Use of BALLPOINT

1953
BALLPOINT Defined for Kids

ballpoint

noun ball·point \ˈbl-ˌpint\

Definition of BALLPOINT for Kids

:  a pen whose writing point is a small metal ball that rolls ink on a writing surface

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