ballpoint

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noun ball·point \-ˌpȯint\

Definition of ballpoint

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

1953

First Known Use of ballpoint

1953



BALLPOINT Defined for Kids

ballpoint

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noun ball·point \ˈbȯl-ˌpȯint\

Definition of ballpoint for Students

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


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