sty

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sty a pen for swine
    • n sty an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sty A pen or inclosure for swine.
    • Sty A place of bestial debauchery. "To roll with pleasure in a sensual sty ."
    • n Sty (Med) An inflamed swelling or boil on the edge of the eyelid.
    • v. t Sty To shut up in, or as in, a sty.
    • v. i Sty To soar; to ascend; to mount. See Stirrup. "With bolder wing shall dare aloft to sty ,
      To the last praises of this Faery Queene."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sty To go upward; mount; ascend; soar.
    • sty To mount (upon a horse).
    • sty To aspire.
    • n sty An ascent; an ascending lane or path; any narrow pathway or course.
    • n sty A step upward; a stair.
    • n sty A ladder.
    • n sty A pen or inclosure for swine; a pigsty.
    • n sty Hence A filthy hovel or place: any place of mean living or bestial debauchery.
    • sty To occupy a sty or hovel; live in a sty.
    • sty To lodge in a sty or hovel; pen up.
    • n sty A circumscribed inflammatory swelling of the edge of the eyelid, like a small boil; hordeolurn. Also spelled stye.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sty stī a small inflamed tumour on the eyelid.
    • n Sty stī an enclosure for swine: any place extremely filthy, any place of gross debauchery.
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Quotations

  • Eugene O'Neill
    Eugene O'Neill
    “One should either be sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. stien, stiȝen, AS. stīgan, to rise; akin to D. stijgen, OS. & OHG. stīgan, G. steigen, Icel. stīga, Sw. stiga, Dan. stige, Goth. steigan, L. vestigium, footstep, Gr. to walk, to go, Skr. stigh, to mount. Cf. Distich Stair steps, Stirrup Sty a boil, a pen for swine, Vestige
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stígo; Ger. steige.

Usage

In literature:

Doctor Truman jumped out of the sty quite as suddenly.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
Inside the yard he had made twelve sties, and in each sty there were fifty sows with their little ones.
"Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca" by Homer
But the hiding-place wherein thou must lie Is the cave underneath the swine in the sty.
"Tales of a Wayside Inn" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The sty should be well supplied with clean litter, and should be darkened.
"The Stock-Feeder's Manual" by Charles Alexander Cameron
Sties in the eyes are irritating and disfiguring.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
The clergy wallowed in a sty of corruption and debauchery.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866" by Various
The farmer had his pig-sty built out towards the high road, close by his house, and it was a wonderful pig-sty.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
While the tempest sti-ill is high.
"The Combined Maze" by May Sinclair
Empty out all the sties, and begin again!
"A Tangled Tale" by Lewis Carroll
But, though I sy it as shouldn't, when a gentleman comes to me, sir, 'e wants to sty.
"Audrey Craven" by May Sinclair
Take a sty from a workman in wood, and leave a carrier.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10." by Various
Infamy when he wallows in the sty of sensuality!
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 5, November, 1863" by Various
Item sti Crispinus et Crispianus cum instrumentis calceariis.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
They think only of how they may live unto themselves, like swine in the sty.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. III" by Martin Luther
U sty out of rnge & cvr me wth gn.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Cottagers cannot afford barley-meal, but they certainly could keep their sties much cleaner.
"The Hills and the Vale" by Richard Jefferies
We built around the hope a sty and placed it against the end of the cabin.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner" by Alexander Irvine
The inn at Kinlochaline was the most beggarly vile place that ever pigs were styed in, full of smoke, vermin, and silent Highlanders.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Because it makes a sty nasty.
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
This year the roof of the slave-sty has fallen in and King Darniak will not repair it.
"Five Plays" by Edward John Dunsany
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In poetry:

Greed will also sometimes try:
Happiness he hunts!
But his dwelling is a sty,
And his tones are grunts.
"December 27, 1879" by George MacDonald
And, where great Plato paced serene,
Or Newton paused with wistful eye,
Rush to the Chase with hoofs unclean
And Babel-clamour of the sty
"Fame's Penny-Trumpet" by Lewis Carroll
As I stand at the lichened gate
With warring worlds on either hand —
To left the black and budless trees,
The empty sties, the barns that stand
"On A Ruined Farm Near The 'His Master's Voice Gramophone Factory'" by George Orwell
He is a System — wrought for human hogs!
So long as we shall hug a hoary Lie,
And gulp the vocal swill of demagogues,
The Fat shall rule the sty!
"The Red Winds Come!" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
In any Church's name, to sack fair towns,
And turn each home into a screaming sty,
To make the little children fugitive,
And have their mothers for a quick death cry,—
"The Unpardonable Sin" by Vachel Lindsay
Love-making birds were my mates all the road,
And who would wish surer delight for the eye
Than to see pairing goldfinches gleaming abroad
Or yellowhammers sunning on paling and sty?
"The Child's Grave" by Edmund Blunden

In news:

MT associate editor Carlos Lago flings Subaru's newest toy around Willow Springs Raceway and finds the latest WRX STI variant has less to offer -- but in a good way.
Your friends, Evo & STI.
STI Unveils ADA Compliant Turn-to-Release Push Button .
Tuning parts run aplenty in the high-speed world of the Subaru WRX STI.
Readers Rides - 1997 Toyota Supra and 2005 Subaru STi.
Hayab USA Killer and STi Standout.
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI.
Are STI Vaccinations Coming Soon.
Bad Boys, Good Intentions: For those who want a larger, kinder & (barely) gentler sport sedan than EVO or STI.
Subaru Forester tS STI Photo Gallery.
FT-86 to Get More Powerful Subie STI Engine.
Dave Mirra's Subaru Impreza WRX STI Rallycross car.
A government announcement that farmers could use straw rather than toys for sties with solid floors provoked hilarity among farmers and annoyance from animal advocates who said the ruling trivialized animal welfare.
WRX STi vs Mitsubishi Evolution.
Safety Technology International's STI-34099 Single Slave Receiver.
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In science:

Use same strategies as above but on the tree. A sty β : Pe,x below the infinitary (cid:22)y has converged for outcome of a strategy α : Si can only start once ΦA large enough y , so that its A changes don’t make |Vy | to large.
Logic Blog 2012
However, the added energy of the elastic strains around the vortices is order K L(d(cid:0)) j log(L)j, where K is the spin sti(cid:11)ness.
Topological Defects in the Random-Field XY Model and Randomly Pinned Vortex Lattices
Recently there has been a ma jor push by some of the bigger companies based on the closed source model, to stifle testing and review.
Open source software and peer review
DtiXi must be an F-constant multiple of p(X) so Dti = sti for some s ∈ F.
Constants of Differentiation and Differential Ideals
Then StY (L) is a subgroup of Aut(G(Y )) and is contained in the subgroup of stabilisers, in Aut(G(Y )), of L(Y ).
Automorphisms of Partially Commutative Groups I: Linear Subgroups
The map ρY : St(L) → StY (L) given by φ 7→ φY is a surjective homomorphism.
Automorphisms of Partially Commutative Groups I: Linear Subgroups
The map πY : StY (L) → SY given by φY 7→ [φY ] is an isomorphism, so StY (L) is arithmetic, for al l Y ∈ L.
Automorphisms of Partially Commutative Groups I: Linear Subgroups
Hence (φψ)Y = φY ψY and ρY is a homomorphism; surjective onto its image which is, by definition, StY (L).
Automorphisms of Partially Commutative Groups I: Linear Subgroups
This shows that ker(ρY ) ⊆ ker(θ), so θ induces a homomorphism from StY (L) to SY .
Automorphisms of Partially Commutative Groups I: Linear Subgroups
The corresponding STI satisfied when contracting eΓµαβ with respect to the quantum legs is a variant of the well-known STI satisfied by the conventional vertex , and has been derived in .
Gluon mass generation without seagull divergences
The stifling of sublimation should be much more rapid, perhaps taking only ∼100 yrs of exposure at 3 AU.
Icy Bodies in the New Solar System
S P (ti , Sti ) In [GM10b, Theorem 6], considering a multi-dimensional Black-Scholes model, it is established that for an exponentially bounded payoff such that g (XT ) ∈ e 2,∞ for some 0 < θ < 1, the use of equidistant timenets leads to the same convergence rate 1/nθ/2 as for the delta hedging strategy.
Fractional smoothness and applications in finance
Adams-type second order stiffly stable time-stepping scheme .
Direct Numerical Simulation Tests of Eddy Viscosity in Two Dimensions
With reconnection stifled, MHD turbulence could amplify the field to its natural dynamical limit: the thermal energy density.
Viscous Shear Instability in Weakly Magnetized, Dilute Plasmas
In the fol low ing f igures (23, 24, 25) which have been plotted for magnitudes Ms = 3 .5R, 4 .0R, 4 .5R the increase of the no . of earthquakes and of the corresponding cumulat ive seismic energy release is sti ll clear ly present.
The background seismicity rate of the Greek territory, considered as a unified seismogenic area, for the period 1964 - 2010. Is Greece in course for a large seismic event?
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