ballpoint pen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ballpoint pen a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
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Usage

In literature:

Don't write on diskettes with ballpoint pens.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
He'd be almost sure to have a pencil or a ballpoint pen.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
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In news:

A La Jolla doctor is offering a $1,000 reward for a missing ballpoint pen that he says has both sentimental and historical value.
" Ballpoint " tells the remarkable story of the two Hungarians who invented the pen as war broke out in Europe.
An unusual case of a ballpoint pen migrating into the parapharyngeal space and middle mediastinum.
1,000 Reward Offered for Missing Ballpoint Pen .
A trip to CVS for face wash is like a hunt at Staples for a pen: A simple task turns into hours staring aimlessly at an ocean of products, wondering whether we have normal or combination skin (or prefer ballpoint to felt tip).
To connect batteries to devices such as resistors and LEDs, a newly developed ballpoint pen uses silver-based ink that conducts electricity through lines drawn over paper, wood, plastic and even some textiles.
15 for 2 iPhone Stylus Ballpoint Pens + Free Shipping (reg.
For its latest palmtop stylus-ballpoint pen combination, A.T.
Bic For Her Ballpoint Pens.
Amazon customers have written hundreds of sarcastic reviews for Bic's ballpoint pen for women, calling it out for being sexist.
Pens with replaceable cartridges, like this one, are considered more eco-conscious than normal ballpoints.
Pens with replaceable cartridges, like this one, are considered more eco-conscious than normal ballpoints.
If you're used to disposable ballpoint pens , you'll find a simple pleasure in refilling the Lamy with a new cartridge or a week's supply of ink from a bottle.
Thousands of pens ranging from classic, collectible fountain pens to the latest ballpoints will be on display at the Ohio Pen Show, which organizers said is the third-largest pen show in the world.
Professional style is partnered with personal comfort in this sleek ballpoint pen and pencil set.
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