However, all this has nothing to do with what I took up my stylus to tell you.
In writing, the characters were traced with the stylus on waxed tablets.
The sound-wave immediately produced a movement of the diaphragm, causing the stylus to make a mark on the record diagram.
He adjusted the cylinder, dropped the stylus and pushed the starting lever.
The lines were pricked off carefully by the use of compasses and ruled with a stylus which made a mark or crease on the vellum.
The consequence was a vibration of the mica diaphragm to which the stylus was attached.
A lever having an armature on one end arranged over the poles of an electro-magnet, carries on the other end a point or stylus.
It consists of a tympanum or drum, having a stylus attached as in the phonograph.
There was a silence as the stylus finished moving across the paper, and Rynason looked up at Horng.
Also the waxen tablet with the stylus was used for calculation.
stylus sty·lus (stī'ləs)
n. pl. sty·lus·es or sty·li (-lī)
A pencil-shaped structure.
A pencil-shaped medicinal preparation for external application; as a medicated bougie.