from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An apparatus for making duplicate copies of letters, circulars, etc., written on sensitized paper with a pen of peculiar make, or with a typewriter.
- noun A peristyle of circular form.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A contrivance for producing manifold copies of writing or drawing. The writing or drawing is done with a style carrying a small wheel at the end which makes minute punctures in the paper, thus converting it into a stencil. Copies are transferred with an inked roller.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun architecture A circular group of
columnswithout a core.
- noun A device used to make
copiesof a drawingor writing, via small puncturesmade in the outline
- verb To use such a wheel and puncture device to make copies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb print with an implement with small toothed wheels that cuts small holes in a stencil
- noun a writing implement with a small toothed wheel that cuts small holes in a stencil
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Inside the crowded office, a young man cranks the handle of a cyclostyle machine printing publicity pamphlets and he clicks his tongue as the paper jams again.
You can have students make this, or you can produce it with a hectograph or cyclostyle or other copying device.
I am black but comely at this moment: because the cyclostyle has blacked me.
(Written with a cyclostyle.) "LIZE'S AVONTUREN IN HET WONDERLAND."
There is also a form written with a cyclostyle.] "DOUBLETS."