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Stylus

Sty´lus
n.1.An instrument for writing. See Style, n., 1.
2.That needle-shaped part at the tip of the playing arm of phonograph which sits in the groove of a phonograph record while it is turning, to detect the undulations in the phonograph groove and convert them into vibrations which are transmitted to a system (since 1920 electronic) which converts the signal into sound; also called needle. The stylus is frequently composed of a hard metal or of diamond.
3.The needle-like device used to cut the grooves which record the sound on the original disc during recording of a phonograph record; it is moved by the vibrations given to the diaphragm by a sound, and produces the indented record.
4.(Computers) A pen-shaped pointing device used to specify the cursor position on a graphics tablet.
Noun1.stylus - a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player
2.stylus - a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
Synonyms: style
Gramophone, PA, PA system, Victrola, audio sound system, audiophile, binaural system, bitch box, bullhorn, cartridge, ceramic pickup, changer, crystal pickup, derived four-channel system, discrete four-channel system, four-channel stereo system, hi-fi, hi-fi fan, high-fidelity, intercom, intercommunication system, jukebox, magnetic pickup, monaural system, mono, needle, nickelodeon, phonograph, photoelectric pickup, pickup, public-address system, quadraphonic sound system, radio-phonograph combination, record changer, record player, sound reproduction system, sound truck, squawk box, stereo, system, tape deck, tape recorder, tone arm, transcription turntable, turntable
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