HyperDic: pencil

English > 5 senses of the word pencil:
NOUNartifactpencila thin cylindrical pointed writing implement
substancepencilgraphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication
shapepencila figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point
artifactpencila cosmetic in a long thin stick
VERBcreationpencilwrite, draw, or trace with a pencil
pencil > pronunciation
Soundspeh'nsahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pencil: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood.
Partspointsharp end
point, tip, peakA V shape
rubber eraser, rubber, pencil eraserAn eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber)
Narrowerlead pencilpencil that has graphite as the marking substance
slate pencilA pencil of soft slate (or soapstone) used for writing on a slate
Broaderwriting implementAn implement that is used to write
Spanishlápiz
Catalanllapis
Verbspencilwrite, draw, or trace with a pencil
English > pencil: 5 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaninggraphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication.
Examples
  • "the words were scribbled in pencil"
  • "this artist's favorite medium is pencil"
Broadergraphite, black lead, plumbagoUsed as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
Spanishlápiz
Catalanllapis
English > pencil: 5 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningA figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point.
CategorygeometryThe pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
physics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
BroaderfigureA combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape
English > pencil: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA cosmetic in a long thin stick; designed to be applied to a particular part of the face.
Example"an eyebrow pencil"
BroadercosmeticA toiletry designed to beautify the body
English > pencil: 5 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningWrite, draw, or trace with a pencil.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"he penciled a figure"
Entailstrace, draw, line, describe, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface
Broaderdrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
Spanishhacer a lápiz
Participlepenciled, pencilleddrawn or written with a pencil
Nounspencila thin cylindrical pointed writing implement

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