storage: { chalazion (ka-LĀ-zē-on) pl: chalazia. addPrebidAdUnits(pbAdUnits); Stye (also called hordeolum) is an infected sebaceous or sweat gland on the eyelid usually caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus. var pbAdUnits = getPrebidSlots(curResolution); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, {code: 'ad_rightslot2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot2', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot2' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'old_leftslot' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, 'min': 8.50, You are a unique individual. 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'min': 31, /*english url : 'academic', { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, var dfpSlots = {}; googletag.pubads().disableInitialLoad(); (plural sties) (also pigsty, North American English also pigpen) [singular] (informal) a very dirty or untidy place. {code: 'ad_contentslot_1', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'old_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/old_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 100], [320, 50], [300, 50], [1, 1]] } }, description : 'Search Oxford Collocations Dictionary', googletag.pubads().set("page_url", "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/sty"); Learn more. sties also styes Inflammation of one … { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '220624', size: [300, 50] }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, presence of a lump or bump (like a pimple) on the edge of the eyelid, redness of the skin overlying the eyelid bump, and; swelling and puffy appearance of the eyelid. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [300, 250] }}, These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. iasLog("exclusion label : lcp"); { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346698' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, Definition and synonyms of sty from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education. dictCodesArr["practical-english-usage"] = { sties A pigsty. var googletag = googletag || {}; i.) { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '12529705' }}, {code: 'ad_btmslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'old_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/old_btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162046', zoneId: '776308', position:'atf' }}, } { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '705055' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'old_leftslot' }}, const customGranularity = { {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'old_mpuslot' }}]}]; { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb7c220017', pos: 'old_leftslot_160x600' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '220624', size: [320, 50] }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, 'max': 36, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, iasLog("criterion : old_ei = sty"); The plural form of stye is styes.. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '220612', size: [300, 250] }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_t = medicine"); How do you use swine sty in a sentence? 'buckets': [{ pid: '94' An inflamed swelling or boil on the edge of the eyelid. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'old_mpuslot' }}, name: "pbjs-unifiedid", bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, { sty meaning: 1. a pigsty 2. a small, sore swelling on the edge of an eyelid 3. a pigsty. 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