Definitions of pencil
n. - A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colors. 2
n. - A slender cylinder or strip of black lead, colored chalk, slate etc., or such a cylinder or strip inserted in a small wooden rod intended to be pointed, or in a case, which forms a handle, -- used for drawing or writing. See Graphite. 2
n. - Hence, figuratively, an artist's ability or peculiar manner; also, in general, the act or occupation of the artist, descriptive writer, etc. 2
n. - An aggregate or collection of rays of light, especially when diverging from, or converging to, a point. 2
n. - A number of lines that intersect in one point, the point of intersection being called the pencil point. 2
n. - A small medicated bougie. 2
v. t. - To write or mark with a pencil; to paint or to draw. 2
The word "pencil" uses 6 letters: C E I L N P.
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