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ballpoint pen

A fountain pen with a ball that rotates at the end of an ink reservoir, delivering the ink in a constant stream. Original invention attributed to John Loud in the US in 1888. The first practical ballpoint pen was invented by Georg Biro in Hungary in 1938.
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Noun1.ballpoint pen - a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paperballpoint pen - a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
pen - a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
Translations
kuličkové peropropisovačka
kuglepen
kuulakärkikynä
kemijska olovka
バイロウ®ボールペン
볼펜볼펜 상표명
kulspetspenna
ปากกาลูกลื่นปากกาลูกลื่นกลม
bút bi
“拜罗”圆珠笔圆珠笔

ballpoint pen

®بيرو, قَلَمُ حِبْرِ جافّ kuličkové pero, propisovačka kuglepen Kugelschreiber Στυλό διαρκείας boli, bolígrafo kuulakärkikynä stylo-bille kemijska olovka biro, penna a sfera バイロウ®, ボールペン 볼펜, 볼펜 상표명 balpen, Biro® kulepenn długopis, długopis kulkowy caneta esferográfica, esferográfica шариковая ручка kulspetspenna ปากกาลูกลื่น, ปากกาลูกลื่นกลม tükenmez kalem bút bi “拜罗”圆珠笔, 圆珠笔
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