Fountain pen Reference Libraries
Unlike its predecessor, the dip pen, the fountain pen holds its ink in a internal reservoir which is drawn through a feed to the nib by way of gravity and capillary action. Due to its way of operating the fountain pen requires little to no pressure to write. The ink in the reservoir may be re-filled manually via an internal "filler mechanism or through use of removable reservoirs of...
- Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.