how to pronounce stylus


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the above transcription of stylus is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

stylus is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of stylus in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… a sheet of tin a metal stylus would move …”

meanings of stylus


  1. A sharp stick used in ancient times for writing on clay tablets or other surfaces; a sharp tool for engraving.
  2. A tool for making small dots on a piece of heavy paper, used to produce Braille writing for the blind by hand.
  3. A small plastic stick used as a pen for writing on the touch-sensitive screen of an electronic device.
  4. A phonograph needle.
  5. Synonym of style.

stylus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stylus occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics stylus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that stylus can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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