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Spell Check of pencil

Correct spelling: pencil

Definition of pencil:

  1. 1. A roll of lint or other material in the form of a cylinder. 2. A stick of lunar caustic pointed like a pencil. 3. All the rays of light focussed at a given point.
  2. A small brush used by painters for laying on colours; a pointed instrument of black- lead, coloured chalk, & c.; a collection of rays of light.
  3. To mark, paint or draw, as with a pencil.

Common misspellings for pencil:

pensil, penceil, penical, pencial, penicle.


Google Ngram Viewer results for pencil:

This graph shows how "pencil" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for pencil:

  1. The gold pencil turned over and over. –  by
  2. The gold pencil rolled off the table. –  by
  3. Each student paused with uplifted pencil in her hand. –  by

Quotes for pencil:

  1. The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half -inch eraser- in case you thought optimism was dead.
  2. When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.
  3. A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage.
  4. A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
  5. But, I don't know, the violence, I can't even talk about. We don't do a lot of violent shows. When I started in television, breaking a pencil was a violent act.

Rhymes for pencil:

  1. stencil, tensile;
  2. utensil;