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crayon,

any drawing material available in stick form. The term includes charcoal, conte crayon, chalk, pastel, grease crayon, litho crayon, and children's wax colors. The pigment is often bound with gum tragacanth or wax, and the sticks are wrapped in paper or embedded in wood.

crayon

[′krā‚än]
(graphic arts)
A small stick for drawing, usually made of a combination of pigments or dyes in a wax or oil medium.

crayon

1. a small stick or pencil of charcoal, wax, clay, or chalk mixed with coloured pigment
2. a drawing made with crayons

crayon

(1)
Someone who works on Cray supercomputers. More specifically, it implies a programmer, probably of the CDC ilk, probably male, and almost certainly wearing a tie (irrespective of gender). Systems types who have a Unix background tend not to be described as crayons.

crayon

(2)
A computron that participates only in number crunching.

crayon

(3)
A unit of computational power equal to that of a single Cray-1. There is a standard joke about this usage that derives from an old Crayola crayon promotional gimmick: When you buy 64 crayons you get a free sharpener.
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As the pages unfold, each of Duncan's crayons has crafted a letter, explaining how they're feeling - red crayon is overworked, having spent forever colouring in fire engines, while pink As the pages unfold, each of Duncan's crayons has crafted a letter, explaining how they're feeling - red crayon is overworked, having spent forever colouring in fire engines, while pink crayon is never used at all, and yellow and orange crayons are fighting over which is the true 'colour of the sun'.
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Place your paper onto a tree trunk, using a brown crayon rub over top of the paper and all the spots and lines on the trunk will show up on your paper.
Try a shade brighter than you'd normally dare - lip crayons are easier to wear than pure lipstick so they're a great way to go out of your colour comfort zone.
Arrange the crayons on the canvas where you want to glue them.
WIRRAL entrepreneur Sarah Parsons has taken over the running of Stadium Crayons, which has resulted in the firm's headquarters moving to Heswall.
Opt for soy-based crayons instead, like Prang-brand.