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Stylus   /stˈaɪləs/   Listen
Stylus

noun
(pl. styli, styluses)
1.
A sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player.
2.
A pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving.  Synonym: style.



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"Stylus" Quotes from Famous Books



... later, she took the stylus that was in the lower box. Hastily across the blank paper she wrote ...
— Constance Dunlap • Arthur B. Reeve

... for paper and an iron stylus for a pen. "L'escriture ne leur sert que pour s'escrire les uns aux autres, car ils n'ont point d'histoires ny de Livres d'aucune Science; nos Religieux ont imprime des livres en la langue des Isles des choses de nostre Religion." Relation des Isles Philippines, ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 • Emma Helen Blair

... knowest not the noble Antony. He is stern on paper, and ever he sets down his thoughts as though his stylus were a spear dipped in the blood of men. But face to face with him, thou, of all the world, shalt find him the gentlest warrior that ever won a battle. Be advised, O Egypt! and come. Send me not hence with such angry words, for if thou dost draw Antony to Alexandria, then woe to ...
— Cleopatra • H. Rider Haggard

... disgust, Meta stamped out. While she was gone, Jason chewed the end of a stylus thoughtfully, then made ...
— Deathworld • Harry Harrison

... of such hindrances to the study of philosophy, Heloise bade me observe what were the conditions of honourable wedlock. What possible concord could there be between scholars and domestics, between authors and cradles, between books or tablets and distaffs, between the stylus or the pen and the spindle? What man, intent on his religious or philosophical meditations, can possibly endure the whining of children, the lullabies of the nurse seeking to quiet them, or the noisy confusion of family life? Who can endure the continual untidiness of children? The rich, ...
— Historia Calamitatum • Peter Abelard

... is a contract; a release, a transfer of all your interests in Harkness, Incorporated. It needs only your signature, and that will be supplied. No one will question it when we are done: the very ink in the stylus you carry will be duplicated. For the last time, I repeat my offer; I am patient with you. Sign this, and keep all else that you ...
— Astounding Stories, May, 1931 • Various

... because they are the careless effusions or unstudied productions of the moment, and give us the atmosphere of antiquity as nothing else can do. The stuccoed walls of the houses, and the sharp-pointed stylus which was used in writing on wax tablets offered too strong a temptation for the lounger or passer-by to resist. To people of this class, and to merchants advertising their wares, we owe the three thousand or more graffiti found at Pompeii. The ephemeral inscriptions ...
— The Common People of Ancient Rome - Studies of Roman Life and Literature • Frank Frost Abbott

... whose movements are guided by the eye, or, I am told, with other blind people. She has practised no single constructive craft which would call for the use of her hands. When she was twelve, her friend Mr. Albert H. Munsell, the artist, let her experiment with a wax tablet and a stylus. He says that she did pretty well and managed to make, after models, some conventional designs of the outlines of leaves and rosettes. The only thing she does which requires skill with the hands is her work on the typewriter. Although she ...
— Story of My Life • Helen Keller

... temper, of all vitally progressive art; you will trace the same principle and power in the furrows which the oblique sun shows on the granite of his own Egyptian city,—in the white scratch of the stylus through the colour on a Greek vase—in the first delineation, on the wet wall, of the groups of an Italian fresco; in the unerring and unalterable touch of the great engraver of Nueremberg,—and in the ...
— The Crown of Wild Olive • John Ruskin

... no task more difficult than the just criticism of contemporary literature. It is even more grateful to give praise where it is needed than where it is deserved, and friendship so often seduces the iron stylus of justice into a vague flourish, that she writes what seems rather like an epitaph than a criticism. Yet if praise be given as an alms, we could not drop so poisonous a one into any man's hat. The critic's ink may suffer equally from too large an infusion of nutgalls or of sugar. But it ...
— The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 1 (of 5) of the Raven Edition • Edgar Allan Poe

... had torn off the terminal spine, and using it as a stylus, had graven those characters upon the epidermis of ...
— The War Trail - The Hunt of the Wild Horse • Mayne Reid



Words linked to "Stylus" :   needle, style, cartridge, pickup, diamond point, tool, phonograph needle, device, electronic stylus



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