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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpencilpen‧cil1 /ˈpensəl/ ●●● S2 noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 pencil.jpg DHWRITEan instrument that you use for writing or drawing, consisting of a wooden stick with a thin piece of a black or coloured substance in the middle 🔊 a sharp pencil 🔊 a blue pencilin pencil 🔊 a note written in pencil 🔊 a pencil sketch eyebrow pencil
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pencilAnyone got a pencil and paper?Friedman argued that no single person, even a Nobel laureate, could make a pencil.As the children arrive, give them a pencil and paper and ask them to join one of three or four groups.Another picture, a pen and pencil drawing, is a more devastating exposure still.The teacher's cool pencil charts normal against the brown of the girl's cheek.There were several colors of pencils, even a slide rule, at which she was frowning.a red pencilLet the students see that the student is able to cover both sides without lifting the pencil.in pencilDo the math problems in pencil , not pen.