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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Style \Style\, n. [OE. stile, F. style, Of. also stile, L.
     stilus a style or writing instrument, manner or writing, mode
     of expression; probably for stiglus, meaning, a pricking
     instrument, and akin to E. stick. See Stick, v. t., and cf.
     Stiletto. The spelling with y is due to a supposed
     connection with Gr. sty^los a pillar.]
     1. An instrument used by the ancients in writing on tablets
        covered with wax, having one of its ends sharp, and the
        other blunt, and somewhat expanded, for the purpose of
        making erasures by smoothing the wax.
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     2. Hence, anything resembling the ancient style in shape or
        use. Specifically: 
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        (a) A pen; an author's pen. --Dryden.
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        (b) A sharp-pointed tool used in engraving; a graver.
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        (c) A kind of blunt-pointed surgical instrument.
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        (d) (Zool.) A long, slender, bristlelike process, as the
            anal styles of insects.
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        (e) [Perhaps fr. Gr. sty^los a pillar.] The pin, or
            gnomon, of a dial, the shadow of which indicates the
            hour. See Gnomon.
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        (f) [Probably fr. Gr. sty^los a pillar.] (Bot.) The
            elongated part of a pistil between the ovary and the
            stigma. See Illust. of Stamen, and of Pistil.
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     3. Mode of expressing thought in language, whether oral or
        written; especially, such use of language in the
        expression of thought as exhibits the spirit and faculty
        of an artist; choice or arrangement of words in discourse;
        rhetorical expression.
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              High style, as when that men to kinges write.
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              Style is the dress of thoughts.       --Chesterfield.
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              Proper words in proper places make the true
              definition of style.                  --Swift.
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              It is style alone by which posterity will judge of a
              great work.                           --I. Disraeli.
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     4. Mode of presentation, especially in music or any of the
        fine arts; a characteristic of peculiar mode of developing
        in idea or accomplishing a result.
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              The ornamental style also possesses its own peculiar
              merit.                                --Sir J.
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     5. Conformity to a recognized standard; manner which is
        deemed elegant and appropriate, especially in social
        demeanor; fashion.
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              According to the usual style of dedications. --C.
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     6. Mode or phrase by which anything is formally designated;
        the title; the official designation of any important body;
        mode of address; as, the style of Majesty.
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              One style to a gracious benefactor, another to a
              proud, insulting foe.                 --Burke.
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     7. (Chron.) A mode of reckoning time, with regard to the
        Julian and Gregorian calendars.
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     Note: Style is Old or New. The Old Style follows the Julian
           manner of computing the months and days, or the
           calendar as established by Julius Caesar, in which
           every fourth year consists of 366 days, and the other
           years of 365 days. This is about 11 minutes in a year
           too much. Pope Georgy XIII. reformed the calendar by
           retrenching 10 days in October, 1582, in order to bring
           back the vernal equinox to the same day as at the time
           of the Council of Nice, a. d. 325. This reformation was
           adopted by act of the British Parliament in 1751, by
           which act 11 days in September, 1752, were retrenched,
           and the third day was reckoned the fourteenth. This
           mode of reckoning is called New Style, according to
           which every year divisible by 4, unless it is divisible
           by 100 without being divisible by 400, has 366 days,
           and any other year 365 days.
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     Style of court, the practice or manner observed by a court
        in its proceedings. --Ayliffe.
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     Syn: Diction; phraseology; manner; course; title. See
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Style \Style\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Styled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To entitle; to term, name, or call; to denominate. "Styled
     great conquerors." --Milton.
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           How well his worth and brave adventures styled.
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     Syn: To call; name; denominate; designate; term;
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified
           manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode
           of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a
           lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion" [syn:
           manner, mode, style, way, fashion]
      2: a way of expressing something (in language or art or music
         etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group
         of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to
         adopt the style of the newspaper" [syn: expressive style,
      3: a particular kind (as to appearance); "this style of shoe is
         in demand"
      4: the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest
         vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style
         of their own" [syn: vogue, trend, style]
      5: (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the
         ovary and the stigma
      6: editorial directions to be followed in spelling and
         punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
      7: distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the
         confident dash of a cavalry officer" [syn: dash, elan,
         flair, panache, style]
      8: a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew
         the design on the stencil with a steel stylus" [syn:
         stylus, style]
      9: a slender bristlelike or tubular process; "a cartilaginous
      v 1: designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation
           `The Confederate States'" [syn: style, title]
      2: make consistent with a certain fashion or style; "Style my
         hair"; "style the dress"
      3: make consistent with certain rules of style; "style a

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  644 Moby Thesaurus words for "style":
     Bauhaus, Byzantine, Corinthian, Dadaism, Doric, Egyptian, English,
     Fauvism, French, German, Gothic, Gothicism, Greco-Roman, Greek,
     Greek Revival, Ionic, Italian, MO, Moorish, Persian, Platonic form,
     Platonic idea, Renaissance, Roman, Romanesque, Spanish, Tuscan,
     ability, abstract expressionism, abstractionism, academic, action,
     action painting, actions, activity, acts, address, adeptness,
     adroitness, aesthetic form, affectation, affinity, air, airmanship,
     algorithm, androecium, angle, anther, apparel, appellation,
     appellative, approach, archetype, area, arrange, array, art form,
     art nouveau, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, aspect, attack,
     attire, background, background detail, bag, baptize, baroque,
     bearing, bedizenment, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm,
     behavioral science, bent, bias, bilge, binomen, binomial name,
     blain, bleb, blister, blob, blood, bon ton, boss, bow, brand,
     bravura, breed, brilliance, bubble, build, bulb, bulge, bulla,
     bump, bunch, burin, burl, button, byword, cachet, cahot, call,
     calyx, capability, capacity, carpel, carriage, cast, category,
     character, characteristic, characterize, chic, chine, chosen kind,
     christen, clan, classicalism, classicism, cleverness, cloisonnism,
     clothes, clothing, clump, cognomen, color, coloring, comfort,
     command, command of language, competence, complexion, comportment,
     conceive, conceptual art, conduct, condyle, configuration,
     conformation, constructivism, control, convention, conventionalism,
     convex, coordination, corolla, corolla tube, corona,
     cosmopolitanism, costume, couch, couch in terms, course, craft,
     craftsmanship, craze, cryptonym, cubism, culture pattern, cunning,
     cup of tea, custom, cut, dash, decorative composition,
     decorative style, define, deftness, demeanor, denominate,
     denomination, deportment, description, design, designate,
     designation, detail, dexterity, dexterousness, dextrousness,
     diction, die, diplomacy, do, doing, doings, dowel, drapery, dress,
     dressing, druthers, dub, duds, ear, early renaissance, earth art,
     effect, efficiency, eidolon, elan, elegance, elementarism,
     embody in words, empty title, engraving tool, entitle, epicalyx,
     epithet, eponym, etching ball, etching ground, etching needle,
     etching point, euonym, exaggeration, existentialism, expertise,
     express, expression of ideas, expressionism, facet, facility, fad,
     fancy, fashion, fashionableness, fatigues, favor, feather,
     feathers, feature, feeling for words, field, fig, figuration,
     figure, finesse, flair, flange, flap, foil, folkway,
     foreground detail, form, form of speech, format, formation,
     formularize, formulate, forte, frame, free abstraction, futurism,
     gall, garb, garments, gear, genre, genus, gestalt, gestures,
     give expression to, give words to, gnarl, goings-on, grace,
     grace of expression, grain, grandiloquence, graver, grip, guise,
     gynoecium, habiliment, habit, hallucinatory painting, handiness,
     handle, haute couture, high fashion, hill, honorific, horsemanship,
     hump, hunch, hyponym, idealism, identify, idiosyncrasy, ilk, image,
     imago, impression, impressionism, in style, inclination, inflation,
     ingeniousness, ingenuity, inner form, intaglio, international,
     intimism, intuitionism, investiture, investment, jog, joggle,
     kidney, kin, kind, kinetic art, knob, knot, know-how, knur, knurl,
     label, language, latest thing, layout, leaning, light, likeness,
     line, line of action, lineaments, linear chromatism, linen, lines,
     lip, literary style, long suit, look, loop, lot, lump, luxury,
     main interest, maintien, make, makeup, manner, manner of speaking,
     manner of working, mannerism, manners, mark, marksmanship,
     mastership, mastery, matrix, matter painting, means, medieval,
     megasporophyll, method, methodology, methods, metier,
     microsporophyll, mien, minimal art, modality, mode,
     mode of expression, mode of operation, mode of procedure, model,
     modern, modernism, modus operandi, modus vivendi, mold, mole,
     moniker, mood, motif, motions, mountain, movement, movements,
     moves, mysticism, name, namesake, national style, naturalism,
     nature, needle, neoclassicism, neoconcrete art, neoconstructivism,
     nevus, nickname, nomen, nomen nudum, nominate, nonobjectivism,
     nuagism, nub, nubbin, nubble, number, observable behavior, op art,
     opulence, order, ornamental motif, panache, papilloma, paragraph,
     partiality, particular choice, pattern, peculiarity, peg, pencil,
     perianth, period, period style, personal choice, personal style,
     persuasion, pet subject, petal, phase, phasis, photomontage,
     phrase, phraseology, phrasing, phylum, pistil, poetic realism,
     poetic tachism, point, pointillism, poise, polish, port, pose,
     postexpressionism, posture, practical ability, practice, praxis,
     predilection, predisposition, preference, preimpressionism,
     prejudice, prepossession, presence, present, prevailing taste,
     primitivism, procedure, proceeding, process, proclivity,
     proficiency, proper name, proper noun, proper thing, prototype,
     prowess, punch, purism, pursuit, put, put in words, quality,
     quickness, quietistic painting, race, rage, rags, raiment,
     readiness, realism, receptacle, reference, refinement, regard,
     repeated figure, representationalism, representationism, resource,
     resourcefulness, respect, rhetoric, rhetorize, rib, ridge, ring,
     ritziness, robes, rocker, romanticism, routine, savoir-faire,
     savvy, school, scientific name, scorper, seal, seamanship,
     secret name, seeming, semblance, sense of language, set, set out,
     setting, shape, shoulder, side, significant form, simulacrum,
     skill, skillfulness, slant, smartness, social science,
     sophistication, sort, specialism, speciality, specialization,
     specialty, species, specify, spine, spirit, splendor, sportswear,
     stamen, stamp, state, stigma, strain, stream of fashion, stripe,
     strong point, structure, stud, stylish, stylishness,
     stylistic analysis, stylistics, suprematism, surrealism, swim,
     symbolism, synchromism, synthesism, system, tab, tachism, tack,
     tact, tactfulness, tactics, tag, tailor, taste, tastefulness,
     tautonym, technical brilliance, technical mastery, technical skill,
     technicality, technique, tendency, tenor, term, the drill,
     the grand style, the how, the like of, the likes of,
     the plain style, the sublime, the way of, theme, thing, threads,
     timing, title, togs, toilette, tone, torus, total effect, touch,
     traditionalism, trait, treatment, trend, tribe, trick, trim,
     trinomen, trinomial name, tubercle, tubercule, turn, twig, twist,
     type, unism, variety, vein, verruca, vesicle, vestment, vesture,
     view, viewpoint, virtuosity, vocabulary, vocation, vogue,
     vorticism, wale, wart, way, way of life, ways, weakness, wear,
     wearing apparel, welt, wise, wit, wizardry, word, wording,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      The visual presentation or formatting of web
     content, chiefly either HTML content with style controlled
     by Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or XML content controlled
     by XSL.  Style is distinguished from meaning, which is
     encoded with semantic markup.  The latter deals with logical
     divisions of content such as headings, lists and paragraphs.

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