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NOUN (1)

1. writing implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawing;
[syn: crayon, wax crayon]


VERB (1)

1. write, draw, or trace with a crayon;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crayon \Cray"on\ (kr?"?n), n. [F., a crayon, a lead pencil (crayon Cont['e] Cont['e]'s pencil, i. e., one made a black compound invented by Cont['e]), fr. craie chalk, L. creta; said to be, properly, Cretan earth, fr. Creta the island Crete. Cf. Cretaceous.] 1. An implement for drawing, made of clay and plumbago, or of some preparation of chalk, usually sold in small prisms or cylinders. [1913 Webster] Let no day pass over you . . . without giving some strokes of the pencil or the crayon. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Note: The black crayon gives a deeper black than the lead pencil. This and the colored crayons are often called chalks. The red crayon is also called sanguine. See Chalk, and Sanguine. [1913 Webster] 2. A crayon drawing. [1913 Webster] 3. (Electricity) A pencil of carbon used in producing electric light. [1913 Webster] Crayon board, cardboard with a surface prepared for crayon drawing. Crayon drawing, the act or art of drawing with crayons; a drawing made with crayons. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crayon \Cray"on\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crayoned (-?nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Crayoning.] [Cf. F. crayonner.] To sketch, as with a crayon; to sketch or plan. [1913 Webster] He soon afterwards composed that discourse, conformably to the plan which he had crayoned out. --Malone. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

crayon n 1: writing implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawing [syn: crayon, wax crayon] v 1: write, draw, or trace with a crayon
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "crayon": air brush, art paper, black and white, brouillon, brush, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas, cartoon, chalk, charcoal, charcoal drawing, chiaroscuro, delineation, design, diagram, doodle, draft, drawing, drawing paper, drawing pencil, drier, easel, ebauche, esquisse, fixative, graph, ground, lay figure, line drawing, maulstick, medium, paint, paintbrush, palette, palette knife, pastel, pen-and-ink, pencil, pencil drawing, pigments, rough copy, rough draft, rough outline, scratchboard, siccative, silhouette, silver-print drawing, sinopia, sketch, sketchbook, sketchpad, spatula, spray gun, study, stump, tracing, varnish, vignette
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

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. 2. A computron that participates only in number crunching. 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. [Jargon File] (1994-10-13)