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Terms that relate to the items and utensils used at work, school, or other setting that requires office related work.

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glue stick

Office equipment; Office supplies

Glue sticks are solid adhesives in twist or push-up tubes. The user can apply glue by holding the open tube, thus keeping their fingers clean. Glue sticks are designed to glue paper and card ...


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Scissors are hand-operated shearing instruments. They consist of a pair of metal blades pivoted so that the sharpened edges slide against each other when the handles (bows) opposite to the pivot are ...

carbon paper

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Carbon paper was originally paper coated on one side with a layer of a loosely bound dry ink or pigmented coating, bound with wax, used for making one or more copies simultaneously with the creation ...


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A writing instrument which dispenses a viscous ink from an internal reservoir through the rolling action of a metal ball at its point.

fountain pen

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A pen filled from an external source and containing an ink reservoir that automatically feeds the writing point.Filling the reservoir with ink may be achieved manually, or via an internal filling ...

staple remover

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A staple remover is a device that allows for the quick removal of a staple from a material without causing damage. The best-known form of staple remover, designed for light-gauge staples, consists ...


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A highlighter is a type of pen used to draw attention to sections of text by marking them with a vivid, translucent colour. A typical highlighter is fluorescent yellow, coloured with pyranine.

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