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cyclostyle1

[sahy-kluh-stahyl, sik-luh-] /ˈsaɪ kləˌstaɪl, ˈsɪk lə-/
noun
1.
a manifolding device consisting of a kind of pen with a small toothed wheel at the end that cuts minute holes in a specially prepared paper stretched over a smooth surface: used to produce a stencil from which copies are printed.
Origin of cyclostyle1
1880-1885
1880-85; formerly trademark; cf. cyclo-, stylus

cyclostyle2

[sahy-kluh-stahyl, sik-luh-] /ˈsaɪ kləˌstaɪl, ˈsɪk lə-/
noun, Architecture.
1.
a circular colonnade or columned building open at the center.
Origin
Related forms
cyclostylar, adjective
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cyclostyle

/ˈsaɪkləˌstaɪl/
noun
1.
a kind of pen with a small toothed wheel, used for cutting minute holes in a specially prepared stencil. Copies of the design so formed can be printed on a duplicator by forcing ink through the holes
2.
an office duplicator using a stencil prepared in this way
verb
3.
(transitive) to print on a duplicator using such a stencil
Derived Forms
cyclostyled, adjective
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