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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sty·let /staɪˈlɛt, ˈstaɪlət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sty·let /staɪˈlɛt, ˈstaɪlət/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sty·let n.  A small poniard; a stiletto.
 2. Surg. (a) An instrument for examining wounds and fistulas, and for passing setons, and the like; a probe, -- called also specillum. (b) A stiff wire, inserted in catheters or other tubular instruments to maintain their shape and prevent clogging.
 3. Zool. Any small, more or less rigid, bristlelike organ; as, the caudal stylets of certain insects; the ventral stylets of certain Infusoria.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : small needle-like appendage; especially the feeding organ of
          a tardigrade