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propelling pencil

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
propelling pencilproˌpelling ˈpencil noun [countable]  British EnglishTD a pencil made of plastic or metal, in which the lead (=the part used for making marks) can be pushed out as it is used syn mechanical pencil American English
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propelling pencilAnd inside the pencil-case the management has placed something even more astonishing: a propelling pencil with four different colours in it.He tells her about the pencil-case and the four-colour propelling pencil.
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