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NOUN   a fountain pen | fountain pens
авторучка {ж}fountain pen
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Translation for 'fountain pen' from English to Russian

fountain pen
авторучка {ж}
Usage Examples English
  • Dye-based inks can be used for anti-counterfeit purposes and can be found in some gel inks, fountain pen inks, and inks used for paper currency.
  • Since 1944, the famous Parker 51 fountain pen was fitted with a nib tipped by a ruthenium and iridium alloy (with 3.8% iridium).
  • Capillary action draws ink to the tips of fountain pen nibs from a reservoir or cartridge inside the pen.
  • According to Jeffrey Toobin's 2007 book "The Nine", Souter has a decidedly low-tech lifestyle: He writes with a fountain pen, does not use e-mail, and has no cell phone or answering machine.
  • Later he often told all sorts of fantastic stories as to how he lost his leg and would shock people by interrupting meetings in his office by suddenly stabbing his artificial leg with a knife, letter opener or fountain pen.
  • Sheaffer owned a jewelry store, in the back of which he invented a lever-filling fountain pen.
  • A student in Paris, Romanian Petrache Poenaru invented a fountain pen that used a quill as an ink reservoir.
  • He lettered dialogue with a Rapidograph fountain pen, and he used a crowquill pen for odds and ends.
  • Inkwells gradually fell out of use in the early part of 20th century as the reservoir fountain pen (which needs to be filled only occasionally) replaced the dip pen, which needed to be dipped in ink after writing a few lines.
  • A fountain pen is a writing instrument which uses a metal nib to apply a water-based ink to paper.
  • The "echoppe" works on the same principle that makes a fountain pen's line more attractive than a ballpoint's: The slight swelling variation caused by the natural movement of the hand "warms up" the line, and although hardly noticeable in any individual line, has a very attractive overall effect on the finished plate.
  • A catchphrase often heard was "Open Channel D" when agents used their pocket radios; these were originally disguised as cigarette packs, later as cigarette case, and still later as fountain pen.
  • Gaiman is a dedicated user of fountain pens and has said that he writes the first draft of all his books with one.
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