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Meaning of STYLUS

Pronunciation:  'stIlus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
  2. [n]  a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player
 

STYLUS is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: style
 
 See Also: cartridge, device, diamond point, needle, phonograph needle, pickup, tool

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sty"lus\, n.
    In a photograph, a pointed piece which is moved by the
    vibrations given to the diaphragm by a sound, and produces
    the indented record; also, a pointed piece which follows the
    indented record, vibrates the diaphragm, and reproduces the
    sound.
    
    
  2. \Sty"lus\, n. [L. stylus, or better stilus.]
    An instrument for writing. See {Style}, n., 1.
    
    
    
    
 

 

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