Translation: from english

pencil sharpener

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  • pencil sharpener — pencil ,sharpener noun count an object with a blade inside, used for making a pencil sharper …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pencil sharpener — pencil .sharpener n a small instrument with a blade inside, used to make pencils sharp …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pencil sharpener — A pencil sharpener (also referred to as pencil parer) is a device for sharpening a pencil s point by shaving one end. Pencil sharpeners exist in both electric and hand powered forms.HistoryPencils were in use before the development of devices… …   Wikipedia

  • pencil sharpener — noun a rotary implement for sharpening the point on pencils • Hypernyms: ↑sharpener * * * ˈpencil sharpener [pencil sharpener pencil sharpeners] noun a small device with a blade inside, used for making pencils sharp …   Useful english dictionary

  • pencil sharpener — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pencil sharpener : singular pencil sharpener plural pencil sharpeners an object with a blade inside, used for making a pencil sharper …   English dictionary

  • pencil-sharpener — penˈcil sharpener noun An instrument for sharpening lead pencils, etc, by rotation against a blade or blades • • • Main Entry: ↑pencil …   Useful english dictionary

  • pencil sharpener — noun A device used to sharpen pencils by shaving the wood at one end. Syn: pencil parer, pencil topper …   Wiktionary

  • pencil sharpener — device that cuts the tip of the pencil until it reaches a sharp point …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ˈpencil ˌsharpener — noun [C] an object with a blade inside, used for making a pencil sharper …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • pencil-sharpener — /ˈpɛnsəl ʃapnə/ (say pensuhl shahpnuh) noun any device, usually containing a blade, used for sharpening the point of a pencil, crayon, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • pencil sharpener —    For utility, common wood and graphite pencils must be pointed sharpened. The device with which this is accomplished must be among an artist s supplies …   Glossary of Art Terms

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