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Definition of pencil:

(n) : a paintbrush; writing utensil that uses graphite (commonly referred to as lead). Regular pencils usually have a graphite shaft surrounded by wood. A pencil sharpener is used to cut away the wood and leave a fine tip on the pencil. Also available in a mechanical version where the graphite length can be adjusted and sharpening is not needed
(v) : to squeeze something (meeting, feature, appointment, etc.) into a tight schedule; to tentatively make a booking
"I am very busy today but I can pencil you in at 3 p.m."
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Definition of pencil:

(n) : a paintbrush; writing utensil that uses graphite (commonly referred to as lead). Regular pencils usually have a graphite shaft surrounded by wood. A pencil sharpener is used to cut away the wood and leave a fine tip on the pencil. Also available in a mechanical version where the graphite length can be adjusted and sharpening is not needed
(v) : to squeeze something (meeting, feature, appointment, etc.) into a tight schedule; to tentatively make a booking
"I am very busy today but I can pencil you in at 3 p.m."

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