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pencil

Pronunciation: /ˈpensəl/

Translation of pencil in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (for writing, drawing) lápiz (masculine) colored pencils lápices de colores to draw/write in pencil dibujar a/escribir* con lápiz eyebrow/eye pencil lápiz de cejas/ojos (before noun/delante del nombre) pencil drawing dibujo (masculine) a lápiz
    Example sentences
    • He received some money from a federal welfare program and tried selling pencils.
    • Hardware and software is still more expensive than paper and pencils.
    • He would give me some paper and a pencil and I would imitate him, making marks on paper.
    1.2 (of light) rayo (masculine); (of rays) haz (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The thin line of his pencil transcribes the desert light and, for the first time in this exhibition, a unique and unmistakable vision appears.
    • These conservative pencils of light also displayed the biological diversity of the ship's crew.
    • Peepholes at strategic points along its length admitted pencils of light.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)

  • 1.1 (write, draw) [notes/calculations] anotar ([ con lápiz ]); [outline] hacer* un esbozo de 1.2 (with cosmetic) [eyebrows] perfilar, dibujar

Phrasal verbs

pencil in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[appointment/date] apuntar, anotar ([ provisionalmente ])

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