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sty·let

, stylette (stī'let, stī-let'),
1. A flexible metallic rod inserted in the lumen of a flexible catheter to stiffen it and give it form during its passage.
2. A slender probe.
Synonym(s): style, stylus (3) , stilus
[It. stilletto, a dagger; dim. of L. stilus or stylus, a stake, a pen]

stilet

/sti·let/ (sti´let) stylet.

stilet, stilette

See stylet.

stilet

stylet.
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In vakverenigings, die organisasie van kongresse en in die redaksies van vaktydskrifte soos Literator, Tydskrif vir Nederlands en Afrikaans en Stilet speel sy 'n leidende rol.
The essays on Afrikaans poetry, which are also written in Afrikaans, appear in the journal for the study of Afrikaans literature, Stilet, 22(3) 2010, and those on English and Dutch poetry in this issue of Literator, i.