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Definition of the noun lead pencil
What does lead pencil mean as a name of something?
- pencil that has graphite as the marking substance
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The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Chambers 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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Lead Pencil Studio work from a distance
Framing the sky.
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