cyclostyle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cyclostyle print with an implement with small toothed wheels that cuts small holes in a stencil
    • n cyclostyle a writing implement with a small toothed wheel that cuts small holes in a stencil
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cyclostyle 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 converting it into a stencil. Copies are transferred with an inked roller.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cyclostyle An apparatus for making duplicate copies of letters, circulars, etc., written on sensitized paper with a pen of peculiar make, or with a typewriter. The first copy is used as an impression-plate, and inked with an inking-roller to produce subsequent copies.
    • n cyclostyle A peristyle of circular form.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cyclostyle sī′klo-stīl an apparatus for multiplying copies of a writing.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cyclo, + style,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Formed from Gr. kyklos, circle, and Style.

Usage

In literature:

Several Y.M.A.s publish cyclostyled monthlies.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
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