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American English: /ˈstaɪləs/
British English: /ˈstʌɪləs/

Translation of stylus in Spanish:

noun plural -li or -luses

  • 2 (for writing)
    Example sentences
    • For writing, they used a stylus and a wax tablet.
    • The next significant development began around 3,100 B.C. when a pointed stylus was used to incise pictures of tokens in clay tablets instead of impressing the tokens themselves.
    • The small number of numerical symbols was, to a large extent, controlled by the method of writing numbers using a blunt stylus with a circular section to impress marks on wet clay.

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