propelling pencil


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propelling pencil

n
a pencil consisting of a metal or plastic case containing a replaceable lead. As the point is worn away the lead can be extended, usually by turning part of the case

propelling pencil

mechanical pencil
Translations

propelling pencil

[prəˈpelɪŋˈpensl] Nlapicero m, portaminas m inv

propelling pencil

[prəˌpɛlɪŋˈpɛnsl] n (Brit) → portamina m inv
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If you placed a shiny new object on your desk, such as a colourful eraser or a fancy propelling pencil, the teacher would pick it up and examine the object, turning it over and over in her hands, always looking as if she was contemplating stealing it.
From the 1850s onwards, the "ever-pointed pencil" or propelling pencil as we know it became popular.
SEEING these two objects, you might well wonder what a silver propelling pencil has got to do with a can of paint.
Intuition is available as a fountain pen, twist action ballpoint pen, roller-ball pen, and propelling pencil.
The propelling pencil is thin for great definition and the brush helps to groom the brows
Propelling pencil style, it might not last as long as kohl pencil and there is no refill, but it has a good smudger on the end.
Made by Graf von Faber Castell the range consists of a propelling pencil, ball and roller-ball pen and fountain pen, the latter featuring an 18carat gold nib.
He picked up a propelling pencil and said: 'This is obviously a Paki make - there is hardly any lead in it.
The Sheaffer Sentinel ballpoint and propelling pencil is presented in an elegant brushed chrome finish with push button release for ballpoint and pencil lead advance.
He picked up a propelling pencil and said: "This is obviously a Paki make - there is hardly any lead in it.
I picked up a propelling pencil and said something like, 'This is obviously a Paki make, there is hardly any lead in it'.
III-76 Pens, Duplicating Stylos, Propelling Pencils, Pen-Holders; Part.