in some social insects (such as ants) a physically distinct individual or group of individuals specialized to perform certain functions in the colony
a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity
social status or position conferred by a system based on class; "lose caste by doing work beneath one's station"
a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
a kind of literary or artistic work
an expressive style of music
a style of expressing yourself in writing
a kind of person;
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"
(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
a slender bristlelike or tubular process; "a cartilaginous style"
a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
make consistent with certain rules of style; "style a manuscript"
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"
designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation `The Confederate States
one of two or more layers one atop another; "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"
something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"
a worker who ties something
any one of two or more competitors who tie one another
a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"