Translation of styptic in Spanish:

styptic

Pronunciation: /ˈstɪptɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • astringente, estíptico
    More example sentences
    • I did dog rescue work for 13 years and one of the vets we use suggested that when we trim the dogs nails that we trim them just a bit shorter than you are supposed to and apply styptic powder.
    • In the event that too ambitious trimming results in bleeding, styptic powder should be applied to the wounded nail.
    • Her set ended abruptly when she sang her last lyric and stomped offstage, knocking over her microphone with the neck of her guitar in a final, styptic clang.

Definition of styptic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day calco
m
exact replica …
Cultural fact of the day

Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.