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English definition of “sty”

sty

noun [C] uk   /staɪ/ us  

sty noun [C] (STRUCTURE)

a pigstyAnimal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural

sty noun [C] (SWELLING)

(also stye) a small, sore swelling on the edge of an eyelidEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasers
(Definition of sty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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