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Definition of the noun lead pencil

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noun

  1. pencil that has graphite as the marking substance
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: pencil = a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement
    • part: pencil lead / lead = mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness

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Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Communications & Office Automation - Communications & Office Automation (2009)

lead pencil Pencil made of lead with a decorative end; it was first used in the Middle ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture - Art & Architecture (2009)

lead pencil Pencil made of lead with a decorative end; it was first used in the Middle Ages and was later replaced by the graphite lead pencil. mechanical pencil Instrument ...

Google previewThe American Business Encyclopedia and Legal Adviser (1913)

LEAD PENCILS. — The convenient lead pencil with which every business person's desk is supplied has descended from a rather remote antiquity. The present manufacture is beset with shortage of one of the basic ...

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

The well-known black lead pencil is made by cutting black lead or plumbago into thin plates with a saw, and again into strips as wide as the plate is thick. These strips are then laid in a groove in a piece of cedar, on which is glued another and ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

depressing; dull, lead pencil n a pencil with a thin stick of graphite in the middle , lead poisoning n severe poisoning caused by taking lead into the body. leaf n leaves 1 a thin, flat, usu. green part growing usu. from the stem of a plant.

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