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pencil

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A material rolled into cylindrical form; may contain a caustic substance or a therapeutic paste or ointment.
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5 images of the stress distribution around the pencil lead are shown at distinct time steps before and after fracture.
Pencil lead isn't really lead--it's made of graphite and clay.
Keywords: Intraocular inflammation, pencil lead, intraocular foreign body
The company says the problem stems from the fact that the pencil leads have to be soft in order to produce bright colors, but that children often press down hard when they color.
Different stacks don't stick together well, which is why pencil lead is soft.
Figure 6(b) shows an example of combined response function of specimen and AE measurement system determined using pencil lead breaking.
These ideas permeated the ICP exhibition of Muniz's own photographs of representational images that were made by hand - I'm tempted to say "from scratch" - out of dirt, sugar, wire, thread, cotton balls, plasticine, chocolate syrup, and yes, even pencil lead.
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3 was used with the contact point of the pencil lead being near the mid-plane of the edge of the plate.
Write stuff: Scientists have shown how pencil lead can be turned into a substance harder than diamond, it was revealed last night.
Celmins' surfaces never manage to report just the facts, to transcribe only the immediate dialogue of pencil lead and pigment worked into paper and canvas.