grease pencil

noun

Definition of grease pencil

: a pencil in which the marking substance is pigment and grease

Examples of grease pencil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first thing to do is take a grease pencil or paint pen and mark each tire with its appropriate corner. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 5 Oct. 2020 Mom held my hand when a nurse used a giant gray-green grease pencil to draw a large X on my right eyelid. Liane Kupferberg Carter, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Mom held my hand when a nurse used a giant gray-green grease pencil to draw a large X on my right eyelid. Liane Kupferberg Carter, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Mom held my hand when a nurse used a giant gray-green grease pencil to draw a large X on my right eyelid. Liane Kupferberg Carter, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Mom held my hand when a nurse used a giant gray-green grease pencil to draw a large X on my right eyelid. Liane Kupferberg Carter, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Mom held my hand when a nurse used a giant gray-green grease pencil to draw a large X on my right eyelid. Liane Kupferberg Carter, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Mom held my hand when a nurse used a giant gray-green grease pencil to draw a large X on my right eyelid. Liane Kupferberg Carter, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 Through most of the 20th century, architectural offices were filled with armies of draftsmen, grease pencils and onionskin paper. Lauren Weber, WSJ, 18 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of grease pencil

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Grease pencil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grease%20pencil. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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