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stile 1

 (stīl)
n.
1. A set or series of steps for crossing a fence or wall, usually constructed so as to allow humans but not livestock to pass.
2. A turnstile.

[Middle English, from Old English stigel; see steigh- in Indo-European roots.]

stile 2

 (stīl)
n.
A vertical member of a panel or frame, as in a door or window sash.

[Probably from Dutch stijl, doorpost, from Middle Dutch, possibly from Latin stilus, pole, post.]
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stile

(staɪl)
n
1. (Agriculture) a set of steps or rungs in a wall or fence to allow people, but not animals, to pass over
2. (Building) short for turnstile
[Old English stigel; related to stīgan to climb, Old High German stigilla; see stair]

stile

(staɪl)
n
(Building) a vertical framing member in a door, window frame, or piece of panelling. Compare rail13
[C17: probably from Dutch stijl pillar, ultimately from Latin stilus writing instrument; see style]
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stile1

(staɪl)

n.
1. a step or steps for scaling a wall or fence.
2. a turnstile.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English stigel (c. Old High German stigilla), derivative of stīgan to climb]

stile2

(staɪl)

n.
any of various vertical members framing panels or the like, as in a paneled door or a window sash. Compare rail 1 (def. 8).
[1670–80; perhaps < Dutch stijl (door-, bed-) post, strut]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stile - an upright that is a member in a door or window framestile - an upright that is a member in a door or window frame
upright, vertical - a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"
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Translations
مَطْلَع دَرَجي
schůdky přes ohradu
stente
jalkaporraspieli
lépcsõs átjáró
stigi yfir girîingu
perlipa
schody

stile

[staɪl] Nescalones mpl para saltar una cerca
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stile

[ˈstaɪl] néchalier m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stile

n(Zaun)übertritt m
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stile

[staɪl] nscaletta (per scavalcare una siepe)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

stile

(stail) noun
a step, or set of steps, for climbing over a wall or fence.
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The sun sets and he leaves the beach; sand clings to his conscience, and the salt tang spells-- bloodthe sky's stil smeared with it--and his small hut, and narrow bedwalls of silence, feathers of lead.