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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]

style

the stalk of the PISTIL of a flower connecting the STIGMA to the ovary.

style

a term used in subjective appraisal of wool; combines brightness, density, character, dust penetration and tip shape.
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It starts with the aesthetic--the same mid-century, space-age, swinger stylishness that the international carrier and its sister airline in the States, Virgin America, are known for.
From a simple design perspective, the phone lives up to the hype: it's a compact device that has smaller dimensions than many popular smart phones and its curved casing gives it a stylishness that the more brick-shaped smartphones lack.
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At the same time, the Voxy has stylishness at its heart while the Noah gives off a feeling of familiarity.
Choreographer Jeannette Zingg wove extensive dance sequences into an overall staging by Marshall Pynkoski notable for its stylishness.
In the 1960s and '70s, the stylishness of his prose drew a new generation of readers to dance.
Among new entries Advanced Research Labs Got2B, which initially gained attention as a popular hairstyling product line for teens and young adults, has been extended into skin care with its trademark stylishness, offering such "spa" items as "foaming latte" in bright pink and silver tubes.
We've taken the old classic food and style, and combined it with New York stylishness,' he explains.
It is history, the name Pirelli, art, culture and the fact that Pirelli was courageous enough to take the first step to humanise the car tyre through an association of beautiful people, places and stylishness of all things.
However, the Martha Stewart label, which achieves sales of over $1 billion for the retailer, has been the critical tool in Kmart's efforts to reposition itself with a brand and quality image that projects stylishness and affordability.
It is the epitome of class, sophistication, stylishness, sheer power and the polished performance speaks for itself.