What's the difference between spile and stile?

Spile


Definition:

  • (n.) A small plug or wooden pin, used to stop a vent, as in a cask.
  • (n.) A small tube or spout inserted in a tree for conducting sap, as from a sugar maple.
  • (n.) A large stake driven into the ground as a support for some superstructure; a pile.
  • (v. t.) To supply with a spile or a spigot; to make a small vent in, as a cask.

Example Sentences:

Stile


Definition:

  • (n.) A pin set on the face of a dial, to cast a shadow; a style. See Style.
  • (n.) Mode of composition. See Style.
  • (v. i.) A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.
  • (v. i.) One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised.

Example Sentences:

  • (1) Psychophysical results on human colour matching (Stiles & Burch, 1955; Stiles & Burch, 1959) were well predicted from the spectral sensitivities of the monkey cones.
  • (2) I conclude that there is not strong evidence for discrete lambda max variations in the Stiles-Burch matches.
  • (3) Such functions were obtained for 2-deg and 10-deg fields from twelve subjects, and the difference between the two fields was compared with the macular pigment density tabulated in Wyszecki and Stiles's book.
  • (4) She was shortlisted for a Forward prize at the age of 30 for her first collection, The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile, took the TS Eliot prize with her second , a remarkable book-length poem about the river Dart, and is now, 15 years later, widely hailed as one of British poetry's finest, brightest voices.
  • (5) The possibility of a rod contribution to the peripheral functions could not be eliminated although several different techniques, including the Stiles-Crawford effect, were used to try to isolate cone mechanisms.
  • (6) The sensitivities of an S and an M cone pathway were assessed in patients with retinitis pigmentosa, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and open-angle glaucoma using Stiles two-color increment threshold technique.
  • (7) Both techniques are unaffected by coma or by the Stiles-Crawford effects, thus optical TCA rather than the TCA perceived in normal view is measured.
  • (8) Needing to win by two clear goals in the return leg, Ramsey picked Nobby Stiles and Norman Hunter and Peter Storey.
  • (9) The two reference lights (441 and 481 nm) differ only in their stimulation of S This novel technique utilizes the different magnitudes of the rod and cone Stiles--Crawford effects.
  • (10) The present analysis is discussed in relation to Stiles' model of independent eta mechanisms.
  • (11) There are some steep sections, and quite a┬álot of stiles and gates.
  • (12) Such recaptured light makes a previously unknown contribution to the various Stiles-Crawford effects.
  • (13) The light-adaptation properties of goldfish photoreceptor mechanisms were examined using Stiles' two-color threshold technique.
  • (14) Comparable estimates of the sources and range of interobserver differences in color matching were obtained from a similar analysis of the Stiles-Burch 2 degrees color matches [Opt.
  • (15) Finally, the Stiles-Crawford effect was examined with a green test light at 12 degrees in the nasal visual field.
  • (16) Two blue cone monochromats and four rod monochromats have been studied by increment threshold measurements applying the Stiles' principle.
  • (17) The importance of the Stiles-Crawford apodization depends on the wave aberration of the individual subject, but in general it produces an improvement in image quality, and the modulation transfer function becomes more symmetrical.
  • (18) Psychophysical experiments have demonstrated that self-screening in cones depends on the direction of the light in the same manner as the Stiles-Crawford efficiency.
  • (19) Stiles said he had told police he had been physically abused by Captain Lawrence Wilson, who was managing the home, and sexually abused by XI7.
  • (20) We have used a factor analysis of the Stiles-Burch [Opt.