Definition of china marker in English:

china marker

Syllabification: chi·na mark·er


  • A waxy pencil used to write on china, glass, or other hard surfaces.
    More example sentences
    • The only method of plotting on it was by using a chinagraph pencil.
    • Retain the shell for Task B, marking it with the chinagraph pencil to denote the age of the egg.
    • There is a clear plastic overlay sheet to protect your valuable charts from your chinagraph pencils and a sturdy document clip to keep paperwork in place.

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