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.
[pen-suh-ling] /ˈpɛn sə lɪŋ/ noun 1. work or markings done with or as if with a or brush, especially fine or delicate work done with a or brush on a painting or drawing. 2. a drawing or sketch made with a . [pen-suh l] /ˈpɛn səl/ noun 1. a slender tube of wood, metal, plastic, […]
- Pencil neck
noun, Informal. 1. a person, as a clerk or bookkeeper, whose work involves a considerable amount of writing, record-keeping, etc. noun An office worker, esp a clerk, bookkeeper, or the like; desk jockey: The number of pencil pushers and typists has increased (1881+)