Definition of gel pen in English:

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gel pen

Entry from US English dictionary


A pen that uses a gel-based ink, combining the permanence of oil-based ballpoint ink and the smooth glide of water-based ink.
Example sentences
  • The walls of the tiny room were completely covered in writing; silver marker, gold marker, black permanent marker, spray paint, carvings with knives, paint, pencil, ball point pen, gel pen, etc.
  • Neat, slender script filling two thirds of its pages, words written in blue Crayola crayon, then indigo gel pen, then smooth navy blue ink.
  • It was with this style that he took to drawing the innards of old televisions and computers with intricate detail, all in various colors of ball-point and gel pen.

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