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Definitions of pencil:
  • noun:   a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood
  • noun:   a cosmetic in a long thin stick; designed to be applied to a particular part of the face
    Example: "An eyebrow pencil"
  • noun:   a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point
  • noun:   graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication
    Example: "The words were scribbled in pencil"
  • verb:   write, draw, or trace with a pencil
    Example: "He penciled a figure"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #42540)

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