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striper
noun Date: 1937 striped bass
striping
noun Date: 1677 1. a. the stripes marked or painted on something b. a design of stripes 2. the act or process of marking with stripes
stripling
noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century youth 2a
strippable
adjective see strip I
stripped-down
adjective Date: 1928 lacking any extra features ; simple
stripper
noun Date: 1581 1. one that strips 2. stripteaser 3. a machine that separates a desired part of an agricultural crop 4. an oil well that produces 10 barrels or less per ...
striptease
noun Date: 1936 a burlesque act in which a performer removes clothing piece by piece
stripteaser
noun Date: 1930 one who performs a striptease
stripy
adjective (stripier; -est) Date: 1513 marked by stripes or streaks
strive
intransitive verb (strove; also strived; striven or strived; striving) Etymology: Middle English, to quarrel, contend, fight, endeavor, from Anglo-French estriver to quarrel, ...
striver
noun see strive
strobe
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1942 1. stroboscope 2. a device that utilizes a flashtube for high-speed illumination (as in photography) 3. flashtube
strobe light
noun Date: 1947 strobe
strobila
noun (plural strobilae) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek strobilē plug of lint shaped like a pinecone, from strobilos pinecone Date: circa 1864 a linear series of similar ...
strobilation
noun Etymology: New Latin strobila Date: 1878 asexual reproduction (as in various coelenterates and tapeworms) by transverse division of the body into segments which develop ...
strobilus
noun (plural strobili) Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin, pinecone, from Greek strobilos twisted object, top, pinecone, from strobos action of whirling; akin to Greek ...
stroboscope
noun Etymology: Greek strobos whirling + International Scientific Vocabulary -scope Date: 1896 an instrument for determining the speed of cyclic motion (as rotation or ...
stroboscopic
adjective Date: circa 1846 of, utilizing, or relating to a stroboscope or a strobe • stroboscopically adverb
stroboscopically
adverb see stroboscopic
strode
past of stride
Stroessner
biographical name Alfredo 1912- president of Paraguay (1954-89)
stroke
I. transitive verb (stroked; stroking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English strācian; akin to Old High German strīhhan to stroke — more at strike Date: before 12th ...
stroke play
noun Date: 1905 golf competition scored by total number of strokes
stroker
noun see stroke I
stroll
verb Etymology: probably from German dialect strollen Date: 1668 intransitive verb 1. to go from place to place in search of work or profit 2. to walk in a leisurely ...
stroller
noun Date: 1608 1. a. an itinerant actor b. vagrant, tramp 2. one that strolls 3. a collapsible carriage designed as a chair in which a small child may be pushed
stroma
noun (plural stromata) Etymology: New Latin stromat-, stroma, from Latin, bed covering, from Greek strōmat-, strōma, from stornynai to spread out — more at strew Date: ...
stromal
adjective see stroma
stromatolite
noun Etymology: Latin stromat-, stroma bed covering + English -o- + -lite Date: 1930 a laminated usually mounded sedimentary fossil formed from layers of cyanobacteria, ...
stromatolitic
adjective see stromatolite
Stromboli
or ancient Strongyle geographical name 1. island Italy in Lipari Islands 2. volcano 3038 feet (926 meters) on the island
Stromlo, Mount
geographical name hill 2500 feet (758 meters) SE Australia in Australian Capital Territory W of Canberra
strong
adjective (stronger; strongest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English strang; akin to Old High German strengi strong, Latin stringere to bind tight — more at strain ...
strong anthropic principle
noun Date: 1985 anthropic principle b
strong breeze
noun Date: circa 1867 wind having a speed of 25 to 31 miles (40 to 50 kilometers) per hour — see Beaufort scale table
strong drink
noun Date: 14th century intoxicating liquor
strong force
noun Date: 1964 a fundamental physical force that acts on hadrons and is responsible for the binding together of protons and neutrons in the atomic nucleus and for processes ...
strong gale
noun Date: circa 1867 wind having a speed of 47 to 54 miles (75 to 87 kilometers) per hour — see Beaufort scale table
strong interaction
noun see strong force
strong nuclear force
noun see strong force
strong room
noun Date: 1844 a room for money or valuables specially constructed to be fireproof and burglarproof
strong safety
noun Date: 1970 a safety in football who plays opposite the strong side of an offensive formation
strong side
noun Date: circa 1951 the side of a football formation having the greater number of players; specifically the side on which the tight end plays
strong suit
noun Date: 1742 1. a long suit containing high cards 2. something in which one excels ; forte
strong-arm
I. adjective Date: 1897 having or using undue force II. transitive verb Date: 1903 1. a. to use force on ; assault b. bully, intimidate 2. to rob by force
strong-minded
adjective Date: 1788 having a vigorous mind; especially marked by independence of thought and judgment • strong-mindedly adverb • strong-mindedness noun
strong-mindedly
adverb see strong-minded
strong-mindedness
noun see strong-minded
strongbox
noun Date: 1684 a strongly made chest or case for money or valuables
stronghold
noun Date: 15th century 1. a fortified place 2. a. a place of security or survival b. a place dominated by a particular group or marked by a particular ...
strongish
adjective see strong
strongly
adverb see strong
strongman
noun Date: 1859 one who leads or controls by force of will and character or by military methods
strongpoint
noun Date: 1821 a strongly fortified tactical locality in a defensive position
Strongsville
geographical name city NE Ohio SW of Cleveland population 43,858
strongyle
noun Etymology: New Latin Strongylus, genus of worms, from Greek strongylos round, compact; akin to Greek stranx drop squeezed out — more at strain Date: 1847 any of ...
Strongyle
geographical name see Stromboli
strongyloidiasis
also strongyloidosis noun Etymology: New Latin, from Strongyloides, genus name, from Strongylus Date: 1905 infestation with or disease caused by any of a genus ...
strongyloidosis
noun see strongyloidiasis
strontianite
noun Date: 1794 a mineral consisting of a carbonate of strontium and occurring in various forms and colors
strontium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from strontia strontium oxide, from obsolete English strontian, from Strontian, village in Scotland Date: 1808 a soft malleable ductile metallic ...
strontium 90
noun Date: 1952 a heavy radioactive isotope of strontium of mass number 90 that has a half-life of 29 years, that is present in nuclear waste and fallout, and that is ...
strop
I. noun Etymology: Middle English — more at strap Date: before 12th century strap: a. a short rope with its ends spliced to form a circle b. a usually leather band ...
strophanthin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Strophanthus, from Greek strophos twisted band (from strephein to twist) + anthos flower — more at ...
strophe
noun Etymology: Greek strophē, literally, act of turning, from strephein to turn, twist Date: 1603 1. a. a rhythmic system composed of two or more lines repeated as a ...
strophic
adjective Date: 1848 1. relating to, containing, or consisting of strophes 2. of a song using the same music for successive stanzas — compare through-composed
stroppy
adjective Etymology: perhaps by shortening & alteration from obstreperous Date: 1951 British touchy, belligerent
stroud
noun Etymology: probably from Stroud, town in England Date: 1683 1. (also strouding) a coarse woolen cloth formerly used in trade with North American Indians 2. a blanket ...
strouding
noun see stroud 1
strove
past & chiefly dialect past participle of strive
strow
transitive verb (strowed; strown or strowed; strowing) Etymology: Middle English — more at strew Date: 14th century archaic scatter
stroy
verb Etymology: Middle English stroyen, short for destroyen Date: 13th century obsolete destroy
struck
I. past and past participle of strike II. adjective Date: 1894 closed by or subjected to a labor strike
structural
adjective Date: circa 1827 1. of or relating to the physical makeup of a plant or animal body 2. a. of, relating to, or affecting structure b. used in building ...
structural formula
noun Date: circa 1872 an expanded molecular formula showing the arrangement within the molecule of atoms and of bonds
structural gene
noun Date: 1959 a gene that codes for the amino acid sequence of a protein (as an enzyme) or for a ribosomal RNA or transfer RNA
structural isomer
noun Date: 1926 one of two or more compounds that contain the same number and kinds of atoms but that differ significantly in their geometric arrangement
structural steel
noun Date: 1884 1. rolled steel in structural shapes 2. steel suitable for structural shapes
structuralism
noun Date: 1907 1. psychology concerned especially with resolution of the mind into structural elements 2. structural linguistics 3. an anthropological movement associated ...
structuralist
noun or adjective see structuralism
structuralization
noun see structuralize
structuralize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: circa 1931 to organize or incorporate into a structure • structuralization noun
structurally
adverb see structural
structuration
noun Date: 1925 the interrelation of parts in an organized whole
structure
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin structura, from structus, past participle of struere to heap up, build — more at strew Date: 15th century 1. the action of ...
structured
adjective Date: 1966 of, relating to, or being a method of computer programming in which each step of the solution to a problem is contained in a separate subprogram
structureless
adjective see structure I
structurelessness
noun see structure I
strudel
noun Etymology: German, literally, whirlpool Date: 1881 a pastry made from a thin sheet of dough rolled up with filling and baked
Struensee
biographical name Johann Friedrich 1737-1772 Graf Struensee Danish (German-born) physician & politician
struggle
I. intransitive verb (struggled; struggling) Etymology: Middle English struglen Date: 14th century 1. to make strenuous or violent efforts in the face of difficulties or ...
struggle for existence
Date: 1832 the automatic competition of members of a natural population for limited vital resources (as food, space, or light) that results in natural selection
struggler
noun see struggle I
strum
I. noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1764 an act, instance, or sound of strumming II. verb (strummed; strumming) Date: 1777 transitive verb 1. a. to brush the fingers ...
struma
noun (plural strumae or strumas) Etymology: Latin, swelling of the lymph glands Date: 1565 goiter
Struma
geographical name see Strymon
strummer
noun see strum II
strumpet
noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century prostitute 1a
strung
past and past participle of string
strung out
adjective Date: circa 1959 1. physically debilitated (as from long-term drug addiction) 2. addicted to a drug 3. intoxicated or stupefied from drug use
strunt
intransitive verb Etymology: by alteration Date: 1786 Scottish strut
strut
I. verb (strutted; strutting) Etymology: Middle English strouten, from Old English strūtian to stand out stiffly, struggle; akin to Middle High German strozzen to be ...
strut one's stuff
phrasal to display one's best work ; show off
struthious
adjective Etymology: Late Latin struthio ostrich, irregular from Greek strouthos Date: 1773 of or relating to the ostriches and related birds
strutter
noun see strut I
strychnine
noun Etymology: French, from New Latin Strychnos, from Latin, nightshade, from Greek Date: 1819 a bitter poisonous alkaloid C21H22N2O2 that is obtained from nux vomica and ...
Strymon
or Bulgarian Struma geographical name river W Bulgaria & NE Greece flowing SE into Gulf of Strimón
Strymonic Gulf
geographical name see Strimón, Gulf of
Stuart
I. adjective Etymology: Robert Stewart (Robert II of Scotland) died 1390 Date: 1715 of or relating to the Scottish royal house to which belonged the rulers of Scotland from ...
stub
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stubb, from Old English stybb; akin to Old Norse stūfr stump, Greek stypos stem Date: before 12th century 1. a. stump 2 b. a short ...
stubble
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English stuble, from Anglo-French estuble, from Latin stupula stalk, straw, alteration of stipula — more at stipule Date: ...
stubble mulch
noun Date: 1942 a lightly tilled mulch of plant residue used to prevent erosion, conserve moisture, and add organic matter to the soil
stubbled
adjective see stubble
stubbly
adjective see stubble
stubborn
adjective Etymology: Middle English stibourne, stuborn Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) unreasonably or perversely unyielding ; mulish (2) justifiably unyielding ; ...
stubbornly
adverb see stubborn
stubbornness
noun see stubborn
Stubbs
I. biographical name George 1724-1806 English painter II. biographical name William 1825-1901 English historian & prelate
stubby
adjective (stubbier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. abounding with stubs 2. a. resembling a stub ; being short and thick b. being short and thickset ; squat c. ...
stucco
noun (plural stuccos or stuccoes) Etymology: Italian, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German stucki piece, crust, Old English stocc stock — more at stock Date: 1598 1. ...
stuccoed
adjective see stucco
stuccowork
noun Date: 1686 work done in stucco
stuck
past and past participle of stick
stuck on
phrasal infatuated with
stuck-up
adjective Date: 1829 conceited, snobbish
stud
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English stod, from Old English stōd; akin to Old Church Slavic stado flock and probably to Old High German stān to stand ...
stud poker
noun Etymology: 1stud Date: 1864 poker in which each player is dealt the first card facedown and the other four cards faceup with a round of betting taking place after each ...
studbook
noun Date: 1803 an official record (as in a book) of the pedigree of purebred animals (as horses or dogs); also a record of the lineage of a wild animal bred in captivity (as ...
studding
noun Date: 1588 the studs of a building or wall
studding sail
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1549 a light sail set at the side of a principal square sail of a ship in free winds
student
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Latin student-, studens, from present participle of studēre to study — more at study Date: 14th century 1. ...
student body
noun Date: 1906 the students at an educational institution
student government
noun Date: 1948 the organization and management of student life by various student organizations
student lamp
noun Date: 1852 a desk reading lamp with a tubular shaft, one or two arms for a shaded light, and originally an oil reservoir
student teacher
noun Date: 1909 a student who is engaged in practice teaching
student teaching
noun Date: 1929 practice teaching
student union
noun Date: 1949 a building on a college campus that is devoted to student activities and that usually contains lounges, auditoriums, offices, and game rooms
student's t distribution
noun Usage: often capitalized S Etymology: Student, pen name of W. S. Gosset died 1937 British statistician Date: 1929 t distribution
Student's t-test
noun Date: 1935 t-test
studentship
noun Date: circa 1782 1. British a grant for university study 2. the state of being a student
studhorse
noun Date: before 12th century a stallion kept especially for breeding
studied
adjective Date: 15th century 1. carefully considered or prepared ; thoughtful 2. knowledgeable, learned 3. produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation ; ...
studiedly
adverb see studied
studiedness
noun see studied
studier
noun see study II
studio
noun (plural -dios) Etymology: Italian, literally, study, from Latin studium Date: 1819 1. a. the working place of a painter, sculptor, or photographer b. a place for ...
studio apartment
noun Date: 1903 a small apartment consisting typically of a main room, kitchenette, and bathroom
studio couch
noun Date: 1931 an upholstered usually backless couch that can be made to serve as a double bed by sliding from underneath it the frame of a single cot
studious
adjective Date: 14th century 1. assiduous in the pursuit of learning 2. a. of, relating to, or concerned with study b. favorable to study 3. a. diligent or ...
studiously
adverb see studious
studiousness
noun see studious
studly
adjective Etymology: 1stud Date: 1972 slang attractively masculine ; hunky
study
I. noun (plural studies) Etymology: Middle English studie, from Anglo-French estudie, from Latin studium, from studēre to devote oneself, study; probably akin to Latin tundere ...
study hall
noun Date: 1836 1. a room in a school set aside for study 2. a period in a student's day set aside for study and homework
stuff
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estuffes goods, from estuffer to fill in (with rubble), furnish, equip, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German stopfōn ...
stuffed shirt
noun Date: 1904 a smug, conceited, and usually pompous person often with an inflexibly conservative or reactionary attitude
stuffer
noun Date: 1611 1. one that stuffs 2. an enclosure (as a leaflet) inserted in an envelope in addition to a bill, statement, or notice 3. a series of extra threads or yarn ...
stuffily
adverb see stuffy
stuffiness
noun see stuffy
stuffing
noun Date: 15th century material used to stuff; especially a seasoned mixture used to stuff food (as meat, vegetables, or eggs)
stuffing box
noun Date: 1798 a device that prevents leakage along a moving part (as a connecting rod) passing through a hole in a vessel (as a cylinder) containing steam, water, or oil and ...
stuffless
adjective see stuff I
stuffy
adjective (stuffier; -est) Date: 1798 1. ill-natured, ill-humored 2. lacking in vitality or interest ; stodgy, dull 3. a. oppressive to the breathing ; close b. ...
Stülpnagel
biographical name Karl Heinrich von 1886-1944 German general
stultification
noun see stultify
stultify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Late Latin stultificare to make foolish, from Latin stultus foolish; akin to Latin stolidus stolid Date: 1737 1. archaic to allege ...
stumble
I. verb (stumbled; stumbling) Etymology: Middle English, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect stumle to stumble Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. ...
stumblebum
noun Date: 1932 a clumsy or inept person; especially an inept boxer
stumbler
noun see stumble I
stumbling block
noun Date: 1588 1. an obstacle to progress 2. an impediment to belief or understanding ; perplexity
stumblingly
adverb see stumble I
stump
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stumpe; akin to Old High German stumpf stump and perhaps to Middle English stampen to stamp Date: 14th century 1. a. the basal portion of ...
stump work
noun Date: 1904 embroidery with intricate padded designs or scenes in high relief popular especially in the 17th century
stump-tailed macaque
noun Date: 1938 a dark reddish-brown naked-faced short-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides syn. M. speciosa) of eastern Asia — called also stump-tailed monkey
stump-tailed monkey
noun see stump-tailed macaque
stumpage
noun Date: 1835 1. the value of standing timber 2. uncut marketable timber; also the right to cut it
stumper
noun see stump II
stumpy
adjective (stumpier; -est) Date: 1600 1. short and thick ; stubby 2. full of stumps
stun
I. transitive verb (stunned; stunning) Etymology: Middle English stonen, stunen, from Anglo-French estoner — more at astonish Date: 14th century 1. to make senseless, ...
stun gun
noun Date: 1967 a weapon designed to stun or immobilize (as by electric shock) rather than kill or injure the one affected
stung
past and past participle of sting
stunk
past and past participle of stink
stunner
noun Date: 1829 one that stuns or is stunning
stunning
adjective Date: 1667 1. causing astonishment or disbelief 2. strikingly impressive especially in beauty or excellence • stunningly adverb
stunningly
adverb see stunning
stunt
I. transitive verb Etymology: English dialect stunt stubborn, stunted, abrupt, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse stuttr scant — more at stint Date: 1583 ...
stuntedness
noun see stunt I
stuntman
noun Date: 1927 a man who performs stunts; especially one who doubles for an actor during the filming of stunts and dangerous scenes
stuntwoman
noun Date: 1948 a woman who doubles for an actress during the filming of stunts and dangerous scenes
stupa
noun Etymology: Sanskrit stūpa Date: 1876 a usually dome-shaped structure (as a mound) serving as a Buddhist shrine
stupe
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, literally, tow, from Latin stuppa coarse part of flax, tow, from Greek styppē Date: 14th century a hot wet often ...
stupefaction
noun Etymology: Middle English stupefaccioun, from Medieval Latin stupefaction-, stupefactio, from Latin stupefacere Date: 15th century the act of stupefying ; the state of ...
stupefy
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English stupifien, modification of Latin stupefacere, from stupēre to be astonished + facere to make, do — more at do Date: ...
stupefyingly
adverb see stupefy
stupendous
adjective Etymology: Latin stupendus, gerundive of stupēre Date: 1640 1. causing astonishment or wonder ; awesome, marvelous 2. of amazing size or greatness ; tremendous ...
stupendously
adverb see stupendous
stupendousness
noun see stupendous
stupid
I. adjective Etymology: Middle French stupide, from Latin stupidus, from stupēre to be numb, be astonished — more at type Date: 1541 1. a. slow of mind ; obtuse b. ...
stupidity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1541 1. the quality or state of being stupid 2. a stupid idea or act
stupidly
adverb see stupid I
stupidness
noun see stupid I
stupor
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from stupēre Date: 14th century 1. a condition of greatly dulled or completely suspended sense or sensibility 2. a state of ...
stuporous
adjective Date: 1877 marked or affected by or as if by stupor
sturdily
adverb see sturdy
sturdiness
noun see sturdy
sturdy
adjective (sturdier; -est) Etymology: Middle English, brave, stubborn, from Anglo-French esturdi stunned, from past participle of esturdir to stun, from Vulgar Latin ...
sturgeon
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estourgeoun, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English styria sturgeon Date: 13th century any of a family (Acipenseridae) of ...
Sturluson
biographical name — see Snorri Sturluson
Sturm und Drang
noun Etymology: German, literally, storm and stress, from Sturm und Drang (1776), drama by Friedrich von Klinger died 1831 German novelist and dramatist Date: 1845 1. a late ...
Štursa
biographical name Jan 1880-1925 Czech sculptor
sturt
noun Etymology: Middle English, contention, alteration of strut; akin to Old English strūtian to struggle — more at strut Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish contention
stutter
I. verb Etymology: frequentative of English dialect stut to stutter, from Middle English stutten; akin to Dutch stotteren to stutter, Gothic stautan to strike — more at ...
stutter step
noun Date: 1966 a momentary hesitation or false step by a runner (as in football) done to fake a defender out of position • stutter-step verb
stutter-step
verb see stutter step
stutterer
noun see stutter I
Stuttgart
geographical name city SW Germany capital of Baden-Württemberg on the Neckar population 591,946
Stuyvesant
biographical name Peter circa 1610-1672 Dutch colonial administrator in America
STV
abbreviation subscription television
sty
I. noun (plural sties; also styes) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stig pen; pigpen; akin to Old Norse svīnsti pigpen Date: before 12th century pigpen II. ...
stye
noun see sty III
stygian
adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Latin stygius, from Greek stygios, from Styg-, Styx Styx Date: 1513 1. of or relating to the river Styx 2. extremely dark, ...
styl-
or styli- or stylo- combining form Etymology: Latin stilus spike, stem — more at style style ; styloid process
stylar
adjective Etymology: 1style Date: circa 1928 of or relating to the style of a plant ovary
style
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stile, style, from Latin stilus spike, stem, stylus, style of writing; perhaps akin to Latin instigare to goad — more at stick Date: 14th ...
stylebook
noun Date: 1708 a book explaining, describing, or illustrating a prevailing, accepted, or authorized style
styleless
adjective see style I
stylelessness
noun see style I
styler
noun see style II
stylet
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French stilet stiletto, from Old Italian stiletto — more at stiletto Date: 1697 1. a. a slender surgical probe b. a thin wire ...
styli-
combining form see styl-
styliform
adjective Etymology: New Latin stiliformis, from Latin stilus + -formis -form Date: 1578 resembling a style ; bristle-shaped
styling
noun Date: 1928 the way in which something is styled
stylise
British variant of stylize
stylish
adjective Date: 1785 having style; specifically conforming to current fashion • stylishly adverb • stylishness noun
stylishly
adverb see stylish
stylishness
noun see stylish
stylist
noun Date: 1795 1. a. a master or model of style; especially a writer or speaker who is eminent in matters of style b. a person (as a writer or singer) noted for a ...
stylistic
adjective Date: 1860 of or relating especially to literary or artistic style • stylistically adverb
stylistically
adverb see stylistic
stylistics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: circa 1883 1. an aspect of literary study that emphasizes the analysis of various elements of style (as metaphor and ...
stylite
noun Etymology: Late Greek stylitēs, from Greek stylos pillar — more at steer Date: circa 1638 a Christian ascetic living atop a pillar • stylitic adjective
stylitic
adjective see stylite
stylization
noun see stylize
stylize
transitive verb (stylized; stylizing) Date: 1898 to conform to a conventional style; specifically to represent or design according to a style or stylistic pattern rather ...
stylo-
combining form see styl-
stylobate
noun Etymology: Latin stylobates, from Greek, stylobatēs, from stylos pillar + bainein to walk, go — more at come Date: 1694 a continuous flat coping or pavement ...
stylography
noun Date: circa 1840 a mode of writing or tracing lines by means of a style or similar instrument
styloid
adjective Date: 1709 resembling a style ; styliform — used especially of slender pointed skeletal processes (as on the ulna)
stylus
noun (plural styli; also styluses) Etymology: Latin stylus, stilus spike, stylus — more at style Date: 1773 an instrument for writing, marking, or incising: as a. an ...
stymie
transitive verb (stymied; stymieing) Etymology: Scots stimie, stymie to obstruct a golf shot by interposition of the opponent's ball Date: 1902 to present an obstacle to ; ...
styptic
adjective Etymology: Middle English stiptik, from Anglo-French, from Latin stypticus, from Greek styptikos, from styphein to contract Date: 14th century tending to contract ...
styptic pencil
noun Date: 1908 a stick of a medicated styptic substance for use especially in shaving to stop the bleeding from small cuts
Styr
geographical name river 271 miles (436 kilometers) NW Ukraine flowing N into the Pripet in the Pripet Marshes
styrax
noun Etymology: Latin — more at storax Date: 1555 storax
styrene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin styrax Date: 1885 a fragrant liquid unsaturated hydrocarbon C8H8 used chiefly in making synthetic rubber, ...
Styria
or Ger Steiermark geographical name region central & SE Austria; chief city Graz • Styrian adjective or noun
Styrian
adjective or noun see Styria
Styrofoam
trademark — used for an expanded rigid polystyrene plastic
Styron
biographical name William 1925- American writer
Styx
noun Etymology: Latin Styg-, Styx, from Greek Date: 14th century the principal river of the underworld in Greek mythology
suability
noun see suable
suable
adjective Date: circa 1623 liable to be sued in court • suability noun
Suakin
geographical name town & port NE Sudan on Red Sea
Suarez González
biographical name Adolfo 1932- prime minister of Spain (1976-81)
suasion
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin suasion-, suasio, from suadēre to urge, persuade — more at sweet Date: 14th century the act of influencing or persuading • ...

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