9 letter word starting with st

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
stability adjective The state or quality of being stable, or firm; steadiness; firmness; strength to stand without being moved or overthrown; as, the stability of a structure; the stability of a throne or a constitution., Steadiness or firmness of character, firmness of resolution or purpose; the quality opposite to fickleness, irresolution, or inconstancy; constancy; steadfastness; as, a man of little stability, or of unusual stability., Fixedness; — as opposed to fluidity.
stableboy noun Alt. of Stableman
stableman noun A boy or man who attends in a stable; a groom; a hostler.
stackyard noun A yard or inclosure for stacks of hay or grain.
stageplay noun A dramatic or theatrical entertainment.
stag-evil noun A kind of palsy affecting the jaw of a horse.
staggered imp. & past participle of Stagger
staghound noun A large and powerful hound formerly used in hunting the stag, the wolf, and other large animals. The breed is nearly extinct.
stagirite noun A native of, or resident in, Stagira, in ancient Macedonia; especially, Aristotle.
stagnancy noun State of being stagnant.
stagnated imp. & past participle of Stagnate
staidness noun The quality or state of being staid; seriousness; steadiness; sedateness; regularity; — the opposite of wildness, or levity.
stainless adjective Free from stain; immaculate.
staircase noun A flight of stairs with their supporting framework, casing, balusters, etc.
stairhead noun The head or top of a staircase.
staithman noun A man employed in weighing and shipping at a staith.
stakehead noun A horizontal bar on a stake, used for supporting the yarns which are kept apart by pins in the bar.
stalactic adjective Alt. of Stalactical
stalemate noun The position of the king when he can not move without being placed on check and there is no other piece which can be moved., To subject to a stalemate; hence, to bring to a stand.
staleness noun The quality or state of being stale.
stalkless adjective Having no stalk.
stall-fed imp. & past participle of Stall-feed
stalworth adjective Brave; bold; strong; redoubted; daring; vehement; violent.
staminate adjective Furnished with stamens; producing stamens., Having stamens, but lacking pistils., To indue with stamina.
stamineal adjective Alt. of Stamineous
staminode noun A staminodium.
stammered imp. & past participle of Stammer
stammerer noun One who stammers.
stanching present participle & vb. noun of Stanch
stanchion noun A prop or support; a piece of timber in the form of a stake or post, used for a support or stay., Any upright post or beam used as a support, as for the deck, the quarter rails, awnings, etc., A vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall.
standgale noun See Stannel.
standpipe noun A vertical pipe, open at the top, between a hydrant and a reservoir, to equalize the flow of water; also, a large vertical pipe, near a pumping engine, into which water is forced up, so as to give it sufficient head to rise to the required level at a distance., A supply pipe of sufficient elevation to enable the water to flow into the boiler, notwithstanding the pressure of the steam.
stanielry noun Hawking with staniels, — a base kind of falconry.
stannoso- adjective A combining form (also used adjectively) denoting relation to, or connection with, certain stannnous compounds.
stapedial adjective Of or pertaining to stapes.
starboard verb t. That side of a vessel which is on the right hand of a person who stands on board facing the bow; — opposed to larboard, or port., Pertaining to the right-hand side of a ship; being or lying on the right side; as, the starboard quarter; starboard tack., To put to the right, or starboard, side of a vessel; as, to starboard the helm.
starching present participle & vb. noun of Starch
starcraft noun Astrology.
starfinch noun The European redstart.
stargaser noun One who gazes at the stars; an astrologer; sometimes, in derision or contempt, an astronomer., Any one of several species of spiny-rayed marine fishes belonging to Uranoscopus, Astroscopus, and allied genera, of the family Uranoscopidae. The common species of the Eastern United States are Astroscopus anoplus, and A. guttatus. So called from the position of the eyes, which look directly upward.
staringly adverb With a staring look.
starkness noun The quality or state of being stark.
starlight noun The light given by the stars., Lighted by the stars, or by the stars only; as, a starlight night.
starproof adjective Impervious to the light of the stars; as, a starproof elm.
star-read noun Doctrine or knowledge of the stars; star lore; astrology; astronomy.
starshine noun The light of the stars.
starshoot noun See Nostoc.
starstone noun Asteriated sapphire.
startling present participle & vb. noun of Startle
startlish adjective Easily startled; apt to start; startish; skittish; — said especially of a hourse.
starvedly adverb In the condition of one starved or starving; parsimoniously.
statarian adjective Fixed; settled; steady; statary.
statehood noun The condition of being a State; as, a territory seeking Statehood.
stateless adjective Without state or pomp.
statelily adverb In a stately manner.
statement noun The act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or in paper; as, to interrupt a speaker in the statement of his case., That which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or opinions; a narrative; a recital.
stateroom noun A magnificent room in a place or great house., A small apartment for lodging or sleeping in the cabin, or on the deck, of a vessel; also, a somewhat similar apartment in a railway sleeping car.
statesmen plural of Statesman
statesman noun A man versed in public affairs and in the principles and art of government; especially, one eminent for political abilities., One occupied with the affairs of government, and influental in shaping its policy., A small landholder.
stationed imp. & past participle of Station
stational adjective Of or pertaining to a station.
stationer adjective A bookseller or publisher; — formerly so called from his occupying a stand, or station, in the market place or elsewhere., One who sells paper, pens, quills, inkstands, pencils, blank books, and other articles used in writing.
statistic adjective Alt. of Statistical
statuette noun A small statue; — usually applied to a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta or the like. Cf. Figurine.
statutory adjective Enacted by statute; depending on statute for its authority; as, a statutory provision.
staunchly Alt. of Staunchness
stavewood noun A tall tree (Simaruba amara) growing in tropical America. It is one of the trees which yields quassia.
staymaker noun One whose occupation is to make stays.
steadfast adjective Firmly fixed or established; fast fixed; firm., Not fickle or wavering; constant; firm; resolute; unswerving; steady.
steadying present participle & vb. noun of Steady
steamboat noun A boat or vessel propelled by steam power; — generally used of river or coasting craft, as distinguished from ocean steamers.
steamship noun A ship or seagoing vessel propelled by the power of steam; a steamer.
steaningp noun See Steening.
stearolic adjective Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the acetylene series, isologous with stearis acid, and obtained, as a white crystalline substance, from oleic acid.
stearrhea noun seborrhea.
steatitic noun Pertaining to, or of the nature of, steatite; containing or resembling steatite.
steedless adjective Having no steed; without a horse.
steelhead noun A North Pacific salmon (Salmo Gairdneri) found from Northern California to Siberia; — called also hardhead, and preesil., The ruddy duck.
steelyard noun A form of balance in which the body to be weighed is suspended from the shorter arm of a lever, which turns on a fulcrum, and a counterpoise is caused to slide upon the longer arm to produce equilibrium, its place upon this arm (which is notched or graduated) indicating the weight; a Roman balance; — very commonly used also in the plural form, steelyards.
steenkirk noun Alt. of Steinkirk
steinkirk noun A kind of neckcloth worn in a loose and disorderly fashion., Same as Steenkirk.
steepened imp. & past participle of Steepen
steepness noun Quality or state of being steep; precipitous declivity; as, the steepnessof a hill or a roof., Height; loftiness.
steerable adjective Capable of being steered; dirigible.
steerless adjective Having no rudder.
steerling noun A young small steer.
steersmen plural of Steersman
steersman noun One who steers; the helmsman of a vessel.
stegnosis noun Constipation; also, constriction of the vessels or ducts.
stegnotic adjective Tending to render costive, or to diminish excretions or discharges generally., A stegnotic medicine; an astringent.
steinbock noun The European ibex., A small South African antelope (Nanotragus tragulus) which frequents dry, rocky districts; — called also steenbok.
steingale noun The stannel.
stellated adjective Resembling a star; pointed or radiated, like the emblem of a star., Starlike; having similar parts radiating from a common center; as, stellate flowers.
stellerid noun A starfish.
stellular adjective Having the shape or appearance of little stars; radiated., Marked with starlike spots of color.
stenciled imp. & past participle of Stencil
stenciler noun One who paints or colors in figures by means of stencil.
stenoderm noun Any species of bat belonging to the genus Stenoderma, native of the West Indies and South America. These bats have a short or rudimentary tail and a peculiarly shaped nose membrane.
stentorin noun A blue coloring matter found in some stentors. See Stentor, 2.
stepchild noun A bereaved child; one who has lost father or mother., A son or daughter of one’s wife or husband by a former marriage.
stepstone noun A stone laid before a door as a stair to rise on in entering the house.
stercolin noun Same as Serolin (b).
stercorin noun Same as Serolin (b).
sterility noun The quality or condition of being sterile., Quality of being sterile; infecundity; also, the state of being free from germs or spores.
sterilize verb t. To make sterile or unproductive; to impoverish, as land; to exhaust of fertility., To deprive of the power of reproducing; to render incapable of germination or fecundation; to make sterile., To destroy all spores or germs in (an organic fluid or mixture), as by heat, so as to prevent the development of bacterial or other organisms.
sternebra noun One of the segments of the sternum.
sternmost adjective Farthest in the rear; farthest astern; as, the sternmost ship in a convoy.
sternness noun The quality or state of being stern.
sternpost noun A straight piece of timber, or an iron bar or beam, erected on the extremity of the keel to support the rudder, and receive the ends of the planks or plates of the vessel.
sternsman noun A steersman.
stevedore noun One whose occupation is to load and unload vessels in port; one who stows a cargo in a hold.
stewardly adverb In a manner, or with the care, of a steward.
stewartry noun An overseer or superintendent., The office of a steward; stewardship., In Scotland, the jurisdiction of a steward; also, the lands under such jurisdiction.
stibiated adjective Combined or impregnated with antimony (stibium).
stibonium noun The hypothetical radical SbH4, analogous to ammonium; — called also antimonium.
stichwort noun A kind of chickweed (Stellaria Holostea).
stickfuls plural of Stickful
stick-lac noun See the Note under Lac.
stickling present participle & vb. noun of Stickle
sticktail noun The ruddy duck.
stiffened imp. & past participle of Stiffen
stiffener noun One who, or that which, stiffens anything, as a piece of stiff cloth in a cravat.
stiffness noun The quality or state of being stiff; as, the stiffness of cloth or of paste; stiffness of manner; stiffness of character.
stifftail noun The ruddy duck.
stigmaria noun The fossil root stem of a coal plant of the genus Sigillaria.
stigmatic noun A notorious profligate or criminal who has been branded; one who bears the marks of infamy or punishment., A person who is marked or deformed by nature., A person bearing the wounds on the hands and feet resembling those of Jesus Christ caused by His crucifixion; — for true stigmantics the wounds are supposed to have been caused miraculously, as a sign of great holiness., Alt. of Stigmatical
stilettos plural of Stiletto
stillborn adjective Dead at the birth; as, a stillborn child., Fig.: Abortive; as, a stillborn poem.
stillness noun The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity., Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity.
stillroom noun A room for distilling., An apartment in a house where liquors, preserves, and the like, are kept.
stiltbird noun See Stilt, n., 3.
stimulant adjective Serving to stimulate., Produced increased vital action in the organism, or in any of its parts., That which stimulates, provokes, or excites., An agent which produces a temporary increase of vital activity in the organism, or in any of its parts; — sometimes used without qualification to signify an alcoholic beverage used as a stimulant.
stimulate verb t. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or animate, to action or more vigorous exertion by some pungent motive or by persuasion; as, to stimulate one by the hope of reward, or by the prospect of glory., To excite; to irritate; especially, to excite the activity of (a nerve or an irritable muscle), as by electricity.
stimulism noun The theory of medical practice which regarded life as dependent upon stimulation, or excitation, and disease as caused by excess or deficiency in the amount of stimulation., The practice of treating disease by alcoholic stimulants.
stingaree noun Any sting ray. See under 6th Ray.
stingbull noun The European greater weever fish (Trachinus draco), which is capable of inflicting severe wounds with the spinous rays of its dorsal fin. See Weever.
stingfish noun The weever.
stingless adjective Having no sting.
stingtail noun A sting ray.
stinkball noun A composition of substances which in combustion emit a suffocating odor; — used formerly in naval warfare.
stinkhorn noun A kind of fungus of the genus Phallus, which emits a fetid odor.
stinkweed noun Stramonium. See Jamestown weed, and Datura.
stinkwood noun A name given to several kinds of wood with an unpleasant smell, as that of the Foetidia Mauritiana of the Mauritius, and that of the South African Ocotea bullata.
stintance noun Restraint; stoppage.
stintless adjective Without stint or restraint.
stipitate adjective Supported by a stipe; elevated on a stipe, as the fronds of most ferns, or the pod of certain cruciferous plants.
stippling present participle & vb. noun of Stipple, A mode of execution which produces the effect by dots or small points instead of lines., A mode of execution in which a flat or even tint is produced by many small touches.
stipulary adjective Of or pertaining to stipules; stipular.
stipulate adjective Furnished with stipules; as, a stipulate leaf., To make an agreement or covenant with any person or company to do or forbear anything; to bargain; to contract; to settle terms; as, certain princes stipulated to assist each other in resisting the armies of France.
stirabout noun A dish formed of oatmeal boiled in water to a certain consistency and frequently stirred, or of oatmeal and dripping mixed together and stirred about in a pan; a hasty pudding.
stiriated adjective Adorned with pendants like icicles.
stitching present participle & vb. noun of Stitch, The act of one who stitches., Work done by sewing, esp. when a continuous line of stitches is shown on the surface; stitches, collectively.
stitchery noun Needlework; — in contempt.
stockaded imp. & past participle of Stockade
stockdove noun A common European wild pigeon (Columba aenas), so called because at one time believed to be the stock of the domestic pigeon, or, according to some, from its breeding in the stocks, or trunks, of trees.
stockfish noun Salted and dried fish, especially codfish, hake, ling, and torsk; also, codfish dried without being salted., Young fresh cod.
stockinet noun An elastic textile fabric imitating knitting, of which stockings, under-garments, etc., are made.
stockwork noun A system of working in ore, etc., when it lies not in strata or veins, but in solid masses, so as to be worked in chambers or stories., A metalliferous deposit characterized by the impregnation of the mass of rock with many small veins or nests irregularly grouped. This kind of deposit is especially common with tin ore. Such deposits are worked in floors or stories.
stokehole noun The mouth to the grate of a furnace; also, the space in front of the furnace, where the stokers stand.
stolidity noun The state or quality of being stolid; dullness of intellect; obtuseness; stupidity.
stomached imp. & past participle of Stomach
stomachal adjective Of or pertaining to the stomach; gastric., Helping the stomach; stomachic; cordial., A stomachic.
stomacher noun One who stomachs., An ornamental covering for the breast, worn originally both by men and women. Those worn by women were often richly decorated.
stomachic adjective Alt. of Stomachical, A medicine that strengthens the stomach and excites its action.
stomapoda noun pl. An order of Crustacea including the squillas. The maxillipeds are leglike in form, and the large claws are comblike. They have a large and elongated abdomen, which contains a part of the stomach and heart; the abdominal appendages are large, and bear the gills. Called also Gastrula, Stomatopoda, and Squilloidea.
stomatoda noun pl. A division of Protozoa in which a mouthlike opening exists.
stomatode adjective Having a mouth; — applied to certain Protozoa., One of the Stomatoda.
stomatous adjective Having a stoma.
stonebird noun The yellowlegs; — called also stone snipe. See Tattler, 2.
stonebuck noun See Steinbock.
stonechat noun A small, active, and very common European singing bird (Pratincola rubicola); — called also chickstone, stonechacker, stonechatter, stoneclink, stonesmith., The wheatear., The blue titmouse.
stonecray noun A distemper in hawks.
stonecrop noun A sort of tree., Any low succulent plant of the genus Sedum, esp. Sedum acre, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of America. See Orpine.
stonegall noun See Stannel.
stoneroot noun A North American plant (Collinsonia Canadensis) having a very hard root; horse balm. See Horse balm, under Horse.
stoneware noun A species of coarse potter’s ware, glazed and baked.
stoneweed noun Any plant of the genus Lithospermum, herbs having a fruit composed of four stony nutlets.
stonework noun Work or wall consisting of stone; mason’s work of stone.
stonewort noun Any plant of the genus Chara; — so called because they are often incrusted with carbonate of lime. See Chara.
stoniness noun The quality or state of being stony.
stoolball noun A kind of game with balls, formerly common in England, esp. with young women.
stop-over adjective Permitting one to stop over; as, a stop-over check or ticket. See To stop over, under Stop, v. i.
stoppered imp. & past participle of Stopper
stoppling present participle & vb. noun of Stopple
storeroom noun Room in a storehouse or repository; a room in which articles are stored.
storeship noun A vessel used to carry naval stores for a fleet, garrison, or the like.
stormcock noun The missel thrush., The fieldfare., The green woodpecker.
stormless adjective Without storms.
stormwind noun A heavy wind; a wind that brings a storm; the blast of a storm.
storthing noun The Parliament of Norway, chosen by indirect election once in three years, but holding annual sessions.
storybook noun A book containing stories, or short narratives, either true or false.
stoutness noun The state or quality of being stout.
stovepipe noun Pipe made of sheet iron in length and angular or curved pieces fitting together, — used to connect a portable stove with a chimney flue.
stowboard noun A place into which rubbish is put.
straddled imp. & past participle of Straddle
straggled imp. & past participle of Straggle
straggler noun One who straggles, or departs from the direct or proper course, or from the company to which he belongs; one who falls behind the rest; one who rambles without any settled direction., A roving vagabond., Something that shoots, or spreads out, beyond the rest, or too far; an exuberant growth., Something that stands alone or by itself.
stragulum noun The mantle, or pallium, of a bird.
straining present participle & vb. noun of Strain, a. & n. from Strain.
stranding present participle & vb. noun of Strand
strangely adverb As something foreign, or not one’s own; in a manner adapted to something foreign and strange., In the manner of one who does not know another; distantly; reservedly; coldly., In a strange manner; in a manner or degree to excite surprise or wonder; wonderfully.
strangled imp. & past participle of Strangle
strangler noun One who, or that which, strangles.
strangles noun A disease in horses and swine, in which the upper part of the throat, or groups of lymphatic glands elsewhere, swells.
strangury noun A painful discharge of urine, drop by drop, produced by spasmodic muscular contraction., A swelling or other disease in a plant, occasioned by a ligature fastened tightly about it.
strapping present participle & vb. noun of Strap, Tall; strong; lusty; large; as, a strapping fellow.
strappado noun A military punishment formerly practiced, which consisted in drawing an offender to the top of a beam and letting him fall to the length of the rope, by which means a limb was often dislocated., To punish or torture by the strappado.
strapwork noun A kind of ornament consisting of a narrow fillet or band folded, crossed, and interlaced.
stratagem noun An artifice or trick in war for deceiving the enemy; hence, in general, artifice; deceptive device; secret plot; evil machination.
strategic adjective Alt. of Strategical
strategus noun The leader or commander of an army; a general.
stratonic adjective Of or pertaining to an army.
stratotic adjective Warlike; military.
strawworm noun A caddice worm.
streaking present participle & vb. noun of Streak
streaming present participle & vb. noun of Stream, Sending forth streams., The act or operation of that which streams; the act of that which sends forth, or which runs in, streams., The reduction of stream tin; also, the search for stream tin.
streamful adjective Abounding in streams, or in water.
streamlet noun A small stream; a rivulet; a rill.
strengest the original compar. & superl. of Strong.
strengthy adjective Having strength; strong.
strenuity noun Strenuousness; activity.
strenuous adjective Eagerly pressing or urgent; zealous; ardent; earnest; bold; valiant; intrepid; as, a strenuous advocate for national rights; a strenuous reformer; a strenuous defender of his country.
stressful adjective Having much stress.
stretched imp. & past participle of Stretch
stretcher noun One who, or that which, stretches., A brick or stone laid with its longer dimension in the line of direction of the wall., A piece of timber used in building., A narrow crosspiece of the bottom of a boat against which a rower braces his feet., A crosspiece placed between the sides of a boat to keep them apart when hoisted up and griped., A litter, or frame, for carrying disabled, wounded, or dead persons., An overstretching of the truth; a lie., One of the rods in an umbrella, attached at one end to one of the ribs, and at the other to the tube sliding upon the handle., An instrument for stretching boots or gloves., The frame upon which canvas is stretched for a painting.
strewment noun Anything scattered, as flowers for decoration.
striating present participle & vb. noun of Striate
striation noun The quality or condition of being striated., A stria; as, the striations on a shell.
striature noun A stria.
strickler noun See Strickle.
striction noun The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.
stricture noun Strictness., A stroke; a glance; a touch., A touch of adverse criticism; censure., A localized morbid contraction of any passage of the body. Cf. Organic stricture, and Spasmodic stricture, under Organic, and Spasmodic.
strifeful adjective Contentious; discordant.
strigment noun Scraping; that which is scraped off.
stringing present participle & vb. noun of String
stringent adjective Binding strongly; making strict requirements; restrictive; rigid; severe; as, stringent rules.
stripping present participle & vb. noun of Strip, The act of one who strips., The last milk drawn from a cow at a milking.
stripling noun A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad.
strisores noun pl. A division of passerine birds including the humming birds, swifts, and goatsuckers. It is now generally considered an artificial group.
strobilae plural of Strobila
strokeing present participle & vb. noun of Stroke
strolling present participle & vb. noun of Stroll
stromatic adjective Miscellaneous; composed of different kinds.
strombite noun A fossil shell of the genus Strombus.
stromboid adjective Of, pertaining to, or like, Strombus.
strongish adjective Somewhat strong.
strontian noun Strontia.
strontium noun A metallic element of the calcium group, always naturally occurring combined, as in the minerals strontianite, celestite, etc. It is isolated as a yellowish metal, somewhat malleable but harder than calcium. It is chiefly employed (as in the nitrate) to color pyrotechnic flames red. Symbol Sr. Atomic weight 87.3., A radioactive isotope of strontium produced by certain nuclear reactions, and constituting one of the prominent harmful components of radioactive fallout from nuclear explosions; also called radiostrontium. It has a half-life of 28 years.
stropping present participle & vb. noun of Strop
strouding noun Material for strouds; a kind of coarse cloth used in trade with the North American Indians.
structure noun The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction., Manner of building; form; make; construction., Arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence., Manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure., That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice.
struggled imp. & past participle of Struggle
struggler noun One who struggles.
strumming present participle & vb. noun of Strum
strumatic adjective Scrofulous; strumous.
struntian noun A kind of worsted braid, about an inch broad.
strutting present participle & vb. noun of Strut, a. & n. from Strut, v.
struthian adjective Struthious.
strychnia noun Strychnine.
strychnic adjective Of or pertaining to strychnine; produced by strychnine; as, strychnic compounds; strychnic poisoning, used to designate an acid, called also igasuric acid.
strychnos noun A genus of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Loganiaceae. See Nux vomica.
stryphnic adjective Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid, obtained by the action of acetic acid and potassium nitrite on uric acid, as a yellow crystalline substance, with a bitter, astringent taste.
stuccoing present participle & vb. noun of Stucco
studentry noun A body of students.
studiedly adverb In a studied manner.
stumbling present participle & vb. noun of Stumble
stuntness noun Stuntedness; brevity.
stupefied adjective Having been made stupid., of Stupefy
stupefier noun One who, or that which, stupefies; a stupefying agent.
stupidity noun The quality or state of being stupid; extreme dullness of perception or understanding; insensibility; sluggishness., Stupor; astonishment; stupefaction.
sturiones noun pl. An order of fishes including the sturgeons.
stuttered imp. & past participle of Stutter
stutterer noun One who stutters; a stammerer.
stylaster noun Any one of numerous species of delicate, usually pink, calcareous hydroid corals of the genus Stylaster.
styliform adjective Having the form of, or resembling, a style, pin, or pen; styloid.
stylistic adjective Of or pertaining to style in language.
stylobate noun The uninterrupted and continuous flat band, coping, or pavement upon which the bases of a row of columns are supported. See Sub-base.
stylohyal noun A segment in the hyoidean arch between the epihyal and tympanohyal.
styphnate noun A salt of styphnic acid.
styptical adjective Styptic; astringent.
styrolene noun An unsaturated hydrocarbon, C8H8, obtained by the distillation of storax, by the decomposition of cinnamic acid, and by the condensation of acetylene, as a fragrant, aromatic, mobile liquid; — called also phenyl ethylene, vinyl benzene, styrol, styrene, and cinnamene.