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fibre tip

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Definition of fibre tip in English:

noun

A pen with a writing point made of tightly packed fibres which hold the ink.
Example sentences
  • My own business was confined to the Post Office, to tax the car, and to the stationers, in search of a decent fibre tip pen to replace the one I've been wearing down to a stub this past year or so.
  • I experimented with an old, splayed fibre tip pen on paper, to the miniature scale, without success.

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