• Pencil Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Hence, figuratively, an artists ability or peculiar manner; also, in general, the act or occupation of the artist, descriptive writer, etc.
  2. (v. t.) To write or mark with a pencil; to paint or to draw.
  3. (n.) A number of lines that intersect in one point, the point of intersection being called the pencil point.
  4. (n.) A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colors.
  5. (n.) An aggregate or collection of rays of light, especially when diverging from, or converging to, a point.
  6. (n.) A small medicated bougie.
  7. (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.

• Pencilling Definition & Synonyms

  1. () of Pencil