a shallow covered box, usually of pasteboard, for holding pencils and crayons: used by children as an item of school equipment.
noun 1. the red cedar, Juniperus virginiana, or its wood.
- Pencil crayon
noun 1. (Canadian) a pencil containing a coloured marking substance; coloured pencil
noun, Metallurgy. 1. any of a large number of narrow gates used for rapid distribution of metal in large castings.
[pen-sil-uh-fawrm, pen-suh-luh-] /pɛnˈsɪl əˌfɔrm, ˈpɛn sə lə-/ adjective 1. having a pencillike shape. 2. (of a set of lines, rays, or the like) parallel or nearly parallel.