• WordNet 3.6
    • n stent a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stent An allotted portion; a stint. "Attain'd his journey's stent ."
    • v. t Stent To keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint. "Then would he weep, he might not be stent .""Yet n'ould she stent Her bitter railing and foul revilement."
    • v. i Stent To stint; to stop; to cease. "And of this cry they would never stenten ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stent An obsolete or dialectal variant of stint.
    • stent To stretch.
    • stent To straiten.
    • stent To confine.
    • n stent A stretcher; a stenter (which see).
    • n stent Extent; limit; in some English mining districts, the limits of a pitch or bargain.
    • n stent In Scots law, a valuation of property in order to taxation; a taxation; a. tax.
    • stent In Scots law, to assess; tax at a certain rate.
    • n stent A stopping-place.
    • n stent In mining, same as attle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Stent stent (prov.) to stint, restrain
    • n Stent extent, limit, amount of work required
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Stint


In literature:

Stent was giving directions in a clear, high-pitched voice.
"The War of the Worlds" by H. G. Wells
We had finished our stent early the day of which lam writing.
"Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller
The time that the farm-boy gets for his own is usually at the end of a stent.
"Being a Boy" by Charles Dudley Warner
Rebecca Mary sometimes did her "stents" there as a special privilege; she might be there now, unprivileged.
"Rebecca Mary" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
I have Set myself a Stent and determine to read the 3rd volume Half out.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1"
She's about got her stent done, I guess.
"The Second Violin" by Grace S. Richmond
His father, wishing to talk to Eudo Stent, rode ahead with the guide, leaving Shiela and Hamil to follow.
"The Firing Line" by Robert W. Chambers
Nan was sitting at the window inside, knitting her stent on a blue stocking.
"The Pot of Gold" by Mary E. Wilkins
As for Lucina, she had set up her doll primly in a corner of the arbor, and was knitting her stent.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Mysie an' me were baith at ribbit socks, so we tried a stent wi' ane anither.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond

In poetry:

To London as they went, on the Way, on the Way,
To London as they went, on the way,
To London as they went,
In a Trap did there present,
No battle they will stent, for to die.
"You Jacobites" by Anonymous British
Quite listless, for her daily stent is done,
She stands, sad exile, at her rose-wreathed door,
And sends her love eternal with the sun
That goes to gild the land she'll see no more.
"Music In The Bush" by Robert W Service

In news:

In a recorded live cartid stenting procedure, Eric Dippel, M.D.
Stent died June 12 of pneumonia at his home in Haverford, Pa.
Pathophysiology of PTA and stenting.
Maryland Law Requires Peer Review of Coronary Stents Implants.
Clopidogrel is a new antiplatelet agent that has replaced ticlopidine as the agent of choice to combine with aspirin for patients undergoing arterial stenting.
Non invasive therapy offers alternative to bypass, stents.
Study Supports Use of 'Brain Stents' for Certain Stroke Patients.
Earl Anderson didn't need a stent for chest pain and is taking drugs instead.
More doctors accused of putting unnecessary stents in patients.
Many stents are being put in patients unnecessarily, costing the health care system billions.
Patients meanwhile need to understand there is a small risk — about 1 in 1,000 — of complications when a stent is inserted, Chan says.
The iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent System is sanctioned for people with the disease who also have a cataract.
FDA warns MS patients about risky stent treatment.
Acacia Research Corp. Has acquired a patent for stent graft technology, the Newport Beach-based company announced Tuesday.
Evolution Colonic Controlled-Release Stent .

In science:

Magnesium–alloy STF coatings on stents are being fabricated to be bioabsorbable .
Thin-Film Metamaterials called Sculptured Thin Films
In case of unquenched configurations it is consi stent with 1 at zero temperature and decreases as temperature rises.
Roles of the quark field in the infrared lattice Coulomb gauge and Landau gauge QCD
Long-term results of Carotid Stenting versus Endarterectomy in high-risk patients.
The assessment and planning of non-inferiority trials for retention of effect hypotheses - towards a general approach