Definition of style sheet in English:

style sheet

Syllabification: style sheet


  • 1 (also style guide) A manual detailing the house style of a particular publisher, publication, etc..
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    • A resolution was passed suggesting that the ship's newspaper be turned over entirely to scholarly articles printed according to the rules of the MLA stylesheet.
    • Even more wonderfully, his natural mode of expression was at odds with that paper's style guide.
    • I think the fact that I read the style guide sets me apart from everyone who actually writes for the Express.
  • 2 Computing A type of template file consisting of font and layout settings to give a standardized look to certain documents.
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    • If a user views an xls file using the XML style sheet, it's quite easy for an attacker to run or call executable code.
    • By placing these instructions in a style sheet, the document instance is freed from the burden of carrying format information.
    • And again, as always, we can apply a rough style sheet to this document, and slap a bit of mascara on that otherwise unimpressive wall of serifs.

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