cyclostyle
noun Etymology: from Cyclostyle, a trademark Date: 1883 a machine for making multiple copies that utilizes a stencil cut by a graver whose tip is a small rowel • cyclostyle transitive verb

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  • cyclostyle — [sī′klə stīl΄] n. a kind of duplicating process using stencils formed by a pen with a small, toothed wheel vt. cyclostyled, cyclostyling to make copies by using cyclostyle …   English World dictionary

  • Cyclostyle — Cy clo*style (s? kl? st?l), n. [Cyclo + style.] A contrivance for producing manifold copies of writing or drawing. The writing or drawing is done with a style carrying a small wheel at the end which makes minute punctures in the paper, thus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyclostyle — For the copying machine, see Cyclostyle (copier). A cyclostyle (from the Greek words for circle and column ) is a term used in architecture. A structure composed of a circular range of columns without a core is cyclostylar; with a core the range… …   Wikipedia

  • Cyclostyle — Le cyclostyle est un outil, inventé en 1890 par David Gestetner à Londres, permettant de produire un pochoir micro perforé ou stencil dans le but de dupliquer un document. Par extension, le cyclostyle est utilisé pour nommer le procédé de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cyclostyle — [ sʌɪklə(ʊ)stʌɪl] noun an early device for duplicating handwriting, in which a pen with a small toothed wheel makes a stencil in a sheet of waxed paper. verb [usu. as adjective cyclostyled] duplicate with a cyclostyle …   English new terms dictionary

  • cyclostyle — /ˈsaɪkləstaɪl/ (say suykluhstuyl) noun 1. a copying device consisting of a kind of pen with a small toothed wheel at the end which cuts minute holes in a specially prepared paper stretched over a smooth surface, thus forming a stencil from which… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyclostyle — cyclostyle1 /suy kleuh stuyl , sik leuh /, n. 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… …   Universalium

  • cyclostyle — 1. noun a) A circular group of columns without a core. b) A device used to make copies of a drawing or writing, via small punctures made in the outline 2. verb To use such a wheel and puncture device to make copies …   Wiktionary

  • Cyclostyle — Множительный аппарат || размножать (о копиях) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cyclostyle — cy·clo·style …   English syllables

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