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stylus

 [sti´lus]
1. stylet.
2. a pencil or stick, as of caustic.

sty·lus

, stilus (stī'lŭs, stī'lŭs),
1. Any pencil-shaped structure.
2. A pencil-shaped medicinal preparation for external application (for example, a medicated bougie, or a pencil or stick of silver nitrate or other caustic).
3. Synonym(s): stylet
[L. stilus or stylus, a stake or pen]

sty·lus

(stī'lŭs)
1. Any pencil-shaped structure.
2. A pencil-shaped medicinal preparation for external application.
3. Synonym(s): stylette.
[L. stilus or stylus, a stake or pen]

stylus

a pointed process.

sty·lus

(stī'lŭs)
Any pencil-shaped structure or pencil-shaped medicinal preparation for external application.
[L. stilus or stylus, a stake or pen]
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Additionally, the USI 1.0 Specification also provides the capability to use multiple styluses from different manufacturers on a single device.
The Stereohedron's age does show in comparison to the Micro Ridge stylus especially on disks played many times with older cartridges with elliptical or conical styluses. The Stereohedron tracks in closer to the place that the grooves were worn down and misshaped.
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The biographer explains Jobs's reason was twofold: "[It was] because it didn't work perfectly, and because he had an aversion to stylus devices." Perhaps there was some lagging regret dating back to the failed Apple Newton, but whatever the source of Jobs's bias, he often reminded the team, "'God gave us ten styluses,' he would say, waving his fingers."