Meaning of “pencil” - Learner’s Dictionary

pencil

noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˈpensəl/
There's a pad and pencil by the phone.I heard a snap as I sat on the pencil.She was rooting around in her drawer for a pencil."Can I borrow your pencil?" "Yes, of course."The studio contained the usual painter's paraphernalia of brushes, paints, and pencils.

A1 a long, thin wooden object with a black or coloured point that you write or draw with

(Definition of “pencil” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)