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Meaning of "pen nib" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PEN NIB

pen nib  [pɛn nɪb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PEN NIB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pen nib is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PEN NIB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nib (pen)

A nib is the part of a quill, dip pen or fountain pen which comes into contact with the writing surface in order to deposit ink. Different types of nibs vary in their purpose, shape and size, as well as the material they are made from.

Definition of pen nib in the English dictionary

The definition of pen nib in the dictionary is the writing point of a pen.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PEN NIB


nib
nɪb
snib
snɪb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PEN NIB

pen
pen and ink
pen drive
pen friend
pen name
pen pal
pen-and-ink drawing
Pen.
penal
penal code
penal colony
penal servitude
penal settlement
penalisation
penalise
penality
penalization
penalize
penally
penalties

WORDS THAT END LIKE PEN NIB

ad-lib
bib
Carib
crib
dib
Dogrib
fib
gib
glib
Guru Granth Sahib
Hib
jib
lib
Maghrib
mib
rib
sahib
sib
squib
Women´s Lib

Synonyms and antonyms of pen nib in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pen nib» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PEN NIB

Find out the translation of pen nib to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pen nib from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pen nib» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

笔尖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

plumilla
570 millions of speakers

English

pen nib
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कलम निब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القلم بنك الاستثمار القومي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пера
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ponta da caneta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পেন নিব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

stylo plume
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pen nib
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schreibfeder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ペン先
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

펜 펜촉
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pen nib
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bút ngòi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேனா முனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पेन निब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kalem ucu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pennino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

stalówka pióra
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пера
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stilou peniță
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στυλό μύτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pen penpunt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pennspets
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pennespissen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pen nib

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PEN NIB»

The term «pen nib» is regularly used and occupies the 78.539 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PEN NIB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pen nib

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PEN NIB»

Discover the use of pen nib in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pen nib and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
First Steps Drawing in Pen & Ink
Turn the pen, nib pointing downward, and wait thirty seconds for the ink to flow to the nib. Tap the end of the holder to bring the ink through to the tip. This eliminates bubbles that form when the pen is shaken. Using the Technical Pen Hold the ...
Claudia Nice, 1997
2
Manga For Dummies
In this section, you get to try your hand at using the popular G-Pen (the widely used inking pen nib in the manga-ka industry). As I mention in Chapter 2, Deleter, Nikko, Tachikawa, and Zebra are among the big company suppliers of this pen ...
Kensuke Okabayashi, 2011
3
Calligraphy 101
Using. a. Dipping. Pen. Calligraphy fountain pens provide smooth, clean lines and a constant flow of ink. They are especially useful for practicing strokes and letters. Seasoning and Inking a Pen Nib Seasoning a nib: To. Once you feel ...
Jeaneen Gauthier
4
Pen & Ink with Watercolor
Be careful not to stab yourself on a sharp nib sticking out of the container. nib and pen holder and are referred to as dip pens because you actually dip the pen nib into a bottle of ink. There are also technical ink pens that have a self-contained ...
George Olson, 2006
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The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration
The size of pen nib used, and consequently the width of the line, should be determined by the amount of reduction planned. It is best to work for no more than 10% to 50% reduction, meaning the reproduction would be 90% to 50% of the size ...
Elaine R. S. Hodges, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (U.S.), 2003
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Illustrate Your Self-published Book: The Author's Only Guide ...
Pen nib: The drawing part of the pen. Pen nib holder for your hand The easiest dip pen to use is the “crow quill” #108 It produces a good line for reproduction & lines can be made wider as pressure is applied on the tip. Professional illustrators ...
Marko Mikulich, 2008
7
Calligraphy Magic: How to Create Lettering, Knotwork, ...
MAKE A LADDER Once you have the nib width, hold your pen nib horizontally and make a series of squares, each offset from the next or stacked in a row. This is called a “ladder.” Each square will be exactly the width of your pen nib, hence ...
Cari Buziak, 2011
8
Calligraphy For Dummies
The dip pen nibs can be given a more thorough cleansing than you would give a fountain pen nib. If the nibs become encrusted with dried ink, and they will if you use them a lot, I recommend that you use toothpaste and an old toothbrush to ...
Jim Bennett, 2011
9
Modern Mark Making
Swish the pen nib in your mouth. Saliva is the best grease cutter. Needless to say , you'll want to do this before you dip the nib in ink. You can also run the end of the pen nib over a lit ! match, but this tempers the steel, making it brittle. Your pen  ...
Lisa Engelbrecht, 2008
10
The Chambers Dictionary
... a writer or author: — fern pen woman; pen manshlp; pen name a writer's assumed name; pen -nib a nib for a pen; pen-pusher (colloq) a clerk who does boring, routine writing: pen -wiper a piece of cloth, leather, etc, for wiping ink from pens.
Allied Chambers, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PEN NIB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pen nib is used in the context of the following news items.
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SKYPEN Dual Color 3D Printing Pen (video)
You can put PLA or ABS material into the hole on the top of SKYPEN DUAL. Then the filament will come out from pen nib when heated through ... «Geeky Gadgets, Jul 15»
2
Horrified Subway customer bit off more than he could chew when he …
A GLASGOW dad of three says he's never going back to Subway, after finding what appears to be a pen nib in the dough of his sandwich. «Scottish Daily Record, Jul 15»
3
Look Again: Perception, Imagination and Nature's...
Finally, a pen nib and acrylic inks add linear details until all three steps merge as one, creating the final fused, cohesive image. “I like that there ... «www.muskokaregion.com/, Jun 15»
4
Just what Birmingham needs ….. a new flag
Designs include symbols that refer to Birmingham's heritage – one has a pen nib, to recognise the city's status as the centre for the pen industry ... «Tyburn Mail, Jun 15»
5
Peter Bromhead: Being Rachel Glucina
"Stop writing twaddle weekly and instead, sharpen your pen nib and become feared like your fellow correspondent Rachel Glucina, who some ... «New Zealand Herald, Jun 15»
6
ArtsBeat | From New York (Cool) to Palookaville (Melancholy)
Quiet, smart and often shy, that sort of boy knew early on that understanding the world meant mastery of pencil point, of pen nib. Charles M. «New York Times, Jun 15»
7
3 To Know: Petition drive underway
Pen resting above signature line of document. Focus on tip of pen nib. ... Pen resting above signature line of document. Focus on tip of pen nib. «Naples Daily News, Jun 15»
8
State of the Art: Nate Powell Tracks a Decade of Growth with You …
I remember drawing Walkie Talkie #2 without ever changing my pen nib or brush (simply because I didn't yet realize how often one needs to ... «Paste Magazine, May 15»
9
Livescribe 3 review
... 3 on and off. Move it to the right, it turns on, left, off. It also serves as the switch mechanism that makes the actual ballpoint pen nib retract. «AndroidGuys, May 15»
10
Final designs revealed for Birmingham Flag
Design B features a steel pen nib for which Birmingham was the centre of world manufacture in the Jewellery Quarter. The straight red line ... «Birmingham Post, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pen nib [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pen-nib>. Jul 2019 ».
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