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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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My intention is to make all moving parts of finance easier to understand, translate industry jargon and relate the un-sexiness of money management to the stylishness of something we all love: shoes.
The combination of a timepiece and a communications device is the first ip67-rated water-proof 3G watch phone in the world, combining the key characteristics of wearability, stylishness and practicality.
Writer of the Year Charles Moore used his acceptance speech to retort: "I was very interested when Russell Brand praised the stylishness of the Nazis, because of course that fits with the fact that they persecuted the Sachs in the 1930s when Andrew was a young man, and his family fled to this country.
The sophisticated Lexus IS C continues to blend the expressive stylishness of a hardtop convertible with the quietness and comfort of a coupe.
Not that I mind this particular resurrection of course, in fact I am positively thrilled to see the band that bestrode the South Wales music scene with a profound sense of bohemian stylishness and an enigmatic air of mystery, back in tandem.
With her extraordinary beauty and stylishness (and her youth) Khar has been the subject of speculation and gossip for quite some time.
This stylishness didn't reflect local superficiality, Fawaz insists, but a spirit of resilience -- a way of retaining one's dignity -- that persisted throughout the war.
THURSDAY Midlands-based artist John Myers stages his first major exhbition, Middle England, at the Ikon Gallery (until February 5) DJ Shadow plays the HMV Institute to promote new record The Less You Know, The Better FRIDAY Clothes Show Live 2011 hits the NEC for six days of fashion stylishness (until December 7) Biannual spectacle Aston Hall by Candlelight begins (until December 11) SATURDAY Aloe Blacc makes a welcome return to the HMV Institute, still needing that dollar.
aims to become the go to destination for accessories associated with sophistication, stylishness, and quality.
He loves beautiful clothes, stylishness, and, most of all, stylish creativity, regardless of who has designed or is wearing the getup.
Stephanie Snyder, a tenacious broker who helped create the retail leasing arm of Crown Acquisitions and was equally known for a stylishness honed in the fashion magazine world, died Sept.
Besides the stylishness of her immediate surroundings, there are a number of other bene ts that come with living at Quartermile.