verb (used with object), red-penciled, red-penciling or (especially British) red-pencilled, red-pencilling.
to delete, censor, correct, or abridge (written material) with or as if with a pencil having a red lead:
His book was heavily red-penciled before it got clearance.
verb -cils, -cilling, -cilled (US) -cils, -ciling, -ciled
(transitive) to revise or correct (a book, manuscript, etc)
noun 1. cayenne. 2. a pepper, Capsicum annuum longum, cultivated in many varieties, the yellow or red pods of which are used for flavoring, sauces, etc. 3. the mild, ripe fruit of the sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, used as a vegetable. noun 1. any of several varieties of the pepper plant Capsicum frutescens, cultivated […]
noun 1. a pine, Pinus resinosa, of northeastern North America, having needles in groups of two and reddish bark. 2. the wood of this tree, valued as timber. noun 1. a coniferous tree, Dacrydium cupressinum, of New Zealand, having narrow sharp pointed leaves: family Podocarpaceae Also called rimu
- Red planet
noun 1. the Red Planet, an informal name for Mars2 (sense 1)
noun 1. either of two small fringilline birds, Carduelis flammea or C. hornemanni, of northern North America and Eurasia, the adults of which have a crimson crown patch. noun 1. either of two widely distributed finches, Acanthis flammea or A. hornemanni (arctic redpoll or hoary redpoll), having a greyish-brown plumage with a red crown and […]