noun Date: circa 1875 a container (as in a desk) for ink

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  • Inkwell — (auch kurz Ink genannt) ist ein Programm zur Handschrifterkennung, das voll in das Textsystem von Apples Mac OS X integriert ist. Es wurde mit der Version 10.2 (Jaguar) von Mac OS X eingeführt. Inkwell unterstützt die englische, französische und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • inkwell — ► NOUN ▪ a container for ink, normally housed in a hole in a desk …   English terms dictionary

  • inkwell — [iŋk′wel΄] n. a container for holding ink, usually set in the top of a desk, inkstand, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Inkwell — An inkwell is a small jar or container, often made of glass, porcelain, silver, brass, or pewter, that is used for holding ink in a place convenient for the person who is writing. The artist or writer dips their brush or dip pen into the inkwell… …   Wikipedia

  • inkwell — UK [ˈɪŋkˌwel] / US noun [countable] Word forms inkwell : singular inkwell plural inkwells in the past, a container for ink, kept in a hole on a desk or in an inkstand …   English dictionary

  • inkwell — [[t]ɪ̱ŋkwel[/t]] inkwells N COUNT An inkwell is a container for ink on a desk …   English dictionary

  • inkwell — /ingk wel /, n. a small container for ink. Also called, esp. Brit., inkpot /ingk pot /. [1870 75; INK + WELL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • inkwell — noun A container for ink, designed and usually positioned so that a person may conveniently dip a pen into it whenever a refill is needed …   Wiktionary

  • inkwell — ink|well [ˈıŋk wel] n a container for ink which fits into a hole in a desk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inkwell — ink|well [ ıŋk,wel ] noun count a container for ink, kept in a hole on a desk or in an inkstand …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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