ballpoint pen

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A ballpoint pen.

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ballpoint pen (plural ballpoint pens)

  1. A pen, similar in size and shape to a pencil, having an internal chamber filled with a viscous, quick-drying ink that is dispensed at the tip during use by the rolling action of a metal sphere (around 0.7 mm to 1 mm in diameter).
    Synonyms: ball pen, ballpen, (Britain, Australia, New Zealand) biro


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