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 Use a china marker or grease pencil to draw an oak wood grain motif (for a similar look, use this template), then etch the pattern into the flesh using a linoleum cutter. Charlyne Mattox, Country Living, 15 July 2022 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 See More

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First Known Use of grease pencil

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grease pencil was in 1944

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Last Updated

22 Jul 2022

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“Grease pencil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grease%20pencil. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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