Wordlist: Office equipment - List 2

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paper clip
 
a small, folded, wire or plastic device used to hold sheets of paper together
 
clipboard
 
a flat piece of rigid material, such as card or plastic, with a clip at one end under which papers can be held
 
staple
 
a wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper by penetrating all the sheets and curling around
 
stapler
 
a device which binds together sheets of paper by driving a thin metal staple through the sheets and simultaneously folding over the ends of the staple against the back surface of the paper
 
hole punch
 
a tool that is used to make holes in stationery for ease of filing
 
notice board
 
a board, hanging on a wall, on which notices and announcements are posted
 
drawing pin
 
a tack for attaching paper to a notice board etc.
 
pencil sharpener
 
a device used to sharpen pencils by shaving the wood at one end
 
marker
 
a felt-tipped pen used to mark a text or something else on paper
 
cartridge
 
a vessel which contains the ink or toner for a computer printer and can be easily replaced with another
 
 
  • paper clip
    • paper clip, paper clips(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small, folded, wire or plastic device used to hold sheets of paper together
    • Example:
      • I need more paper clips to hold all the sheets of paper together.
  • clipboard
    • clipboard, clipboards(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a flat piece of rigid material, such as card or plastic, with a clip at one end under which papers can be held
    • Example:
      • Have you seen the clipboard anywhere?
  • staple
    • staple, staples[ˈsteɪ.pl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper by penetrating all the sheets and curling around
    • Example:
      • I usually use staples to keep the files together.
  • stapler
    • stapler, staplers[ˈsteɪ.plə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device which binds together sheets of paper by driving a thin metal staple through the sheets and simultaneously folding over the ends of the staple against the back surface of the paper
    • Example:
      • Where can I buy staples for the stapler?
  • hole punch
    • hole punch, hole punches(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tool that is used to make holes in stationery for ease of filing
    • Example:
      • I can't find the hole punch.
      • Synonym(s):
        hole puncher (AE)
  • notice board
    • notice board, notice boards(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a board, hanging on a wall, on which notices and announcements are posted
    • Example:
      • There's an announcement for the next meeting on the notice board.
      • Synonym(s):
        bulletin board (AE)
  • drawing pin
    • drawing pin, drawing pins(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tack for attaching paper to a notice board etc.
    • Example:
      • Sue needs more drawing pins to attach her poster to the board.
      • Synonym(s):
        thumbtack
  • pencil sharpener
    • pencil sharpener, pencil sharpeners(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device used to sharpen pencils by shaving the wood at one end
    • Example:
      • There are only a pencil and a pencil sharpener on the desk.
  • marker
    • marker, markers['mɑː(r)kə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a felt-tipped pen used to mark a text or something else on paper
    • Example:
      • He always uses a red marker when scanning text.
    • cartridge, cartridges[ˈkɑːtrɪdʒ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a vessel which contains the ink or toner for a computer printer and can be easily replaced with another
    • Example:
      • Could you change the printer's cartridge, please?
 

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        notice board
        notice board
        drawing pin
        drawing pin
        stapler
        stapler
        staple
        staple
        pencil sharpener
        pencil sharpener
        marker
        marker
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        paper clip
        clipboard
        clipboard
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        cartridge
        a vessel which contains the ink or toner for a computer printer and can be easily replaced with another
        clipboard
        a flat piece of rigid material, such as card or plastic, with a clip at one end under which papers can be held
        notice board
        a board, hanging on a wall, on which notices and announcements are posted
        marker
        a felt-tipped pen used to mark a text or something else on paper
        paper clip
        a small, folded, wire or plastic device used to hold sheets of paper together
        stapler
        a device which binds together sheets of paper by driving a thin metal staple through the sheets and simultaneously folding over the ends of the staple against the back surface of the paper
        pencil sharpener
        a device used to sharpen pencils by shaving the wood at one end
        hole punch
        a tool that is used to make holes in stationery for ease of filing
        staple
        a wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper by penetrating all the sheets and curling around
        drawing pin
        a tack for attaching paper to a notice board etc.
         
         
         

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        drawing pin
        a tack for attaching paper to a notice board etc.
        notice board
        a board, hanging on a wall, on which notices and announcements are posted
        clipboard
        a flat piece of rigid material, such as card or plastic, with a clip at one end under which papers can be held
        paper clip
        a small, folded, wire or plastic device used to hold sheets of paper together
        staple
        a wire fastener used to secure stacks of paper by penetrating all the sheets and curling around
        punch
        a tool that is used to make holes in stationery for ease of filing
        stapler
        a device which binds together sheets of paper by driving a thin metal staple through the sheets and simultaneously folding over the ends of the staple against the back surface of the paper
        pencil sharpener
        a device used to sharpen pencils by shaving the wood at one end
        marker
        a felt-tipped pen used to mark a text or something else on paper
         
         
         
         

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