mechanical pencil

noun

Definition of mechanical pencil

US
:a pencil made of metal or plastic with a lead that is moved forward by a mechanical device

Word by Word Definitions

mechanical play
  1. : of or relating to machinery (see machinery 1) or tools

  2. : produced or operated by a machine or tool

  3. : of or relating to manual operations

  1. : mechanic

  2. : a piece of finished copy consisting typically of type proofs and artwork positioned and mounted for photomechanical reproduction

pencil play
  1. : an artist's brush

  2. : an artist's individual skill or style

  3. : an implement for writing, drawing, or marking consisting of or containing a slender cylinder or strip of a solid marking substance

  1. : to paint, draw, write, or mark with a pencil

  2. : to plan or designate tentatively


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