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propelling pencilnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US mechanical pencil)
a ​pencil in which the lead is ​pushed out by ​turning or ​pressing a ​part of the ​pencil
(Definition of propelling pencil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “propelling pencil”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自动铅笔…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自動鉛筆…
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