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cyclostyle

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[ sahy-kluh-stahyl, sik-luh- ]
/ ˈsaɪ kləˌstaɪl, ˈsɪk lə- /
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noun
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.
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Origin of cyclostyle

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1880–85; formerly trademark; cf. cyclo-, stylus

Other definitions for cyclostyle (2 of 2)

cyclostyle2
[ sahy-kluh-stahyl, sik-luh- ]
/ ˈsaɪ kləˌstaɪl, ˈsɪk lə- /

noun Architecture.
a circular colonnade or columned building open at the center.

Origin of cyclostyle

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OTHER WORDS FROM cyclostyle

cy·clo·sty·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cyclostyle

cyclostyle
/ (ˈsaɪkləˌstaɪl) /

noun
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
an office duplicator using a stencil prepared in this way
verb
(tr) to print on a duplicator using such a stencil

Derived forms of cyclostyle

cyclostyled, adjective
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