stent vs stint

stent stint


  • 1) archaic An allotted portion; a stint.
  • 2) A slender tube inserted into a blood vessel, a ureter or the oesophagus in order to provide support and to prevent disease-induced closure.
  • 3) A short tubular device made of wire mesh or fabric that is placed permanently in an anatomical passage, usually an artery during angioplasty, to keep it open after occlusion.
  • 4) A device used to support a bodily orifice or cavity during skin grafting or to immobilize a skin graft following placement.
  • 5) An allotted portion; a stint.
  • 6) a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis
  • 7) In Scots law, a valuation of property in order to taxation; a taxation; a. tax.
  • 8) In mining, same as attle.
  • 9) A stopping-place.
  • 10) A stretcher; a stenter (which see).
  • 11) Extent; limit; in some English mining districts, the limits of a pitch or bargain.
  • 12) An obsolete or dialectal variant of stint.
  • 13) archaic To keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint.
  • 14) archaic To stint; to stop; to cease.
  • 15) Toconfine.
  • 16) Tostretch.
  • 17) Tostraiten.
  • 18) To stint; to stop; to cease.
  • 19) To keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint.


  • 1) A period of time spent doing or being something. A spell.
  • 2) Any of several very small wading birds in the genus Calidris. Types of sandpiper, such as the dunlin or the sanderling.
  • 3) limit; bound; restraint; extent
  • 4) Quantity or task assigned; proportion allotted.
  • 5) Common misspelling of stent (medical device).
  • 6) A length of time spent in a particular way, especially doing a job or fulfilling a duty.
  • 7) A limitation or restriction.
  • 8) Any of several small sandpipers of the genus Calidris, primarily of the Eastern Hemisphere.
  • 9) Any one of several species of small sandpipers, as the sanderling of Europe and America, the dunlin, the little stint of India (Tringa minuta), etc. Called also pume.
  • 10) A phalarope.
  • 11) Limit; bound; restraint; extent.
  • 12) an individual's prescribed share of work
  • 13) smallest American sandpiper
  • 14) an unbroken period of time during which you do something
  • 15) Fixed amount or quantity; allowance; prescribed or allotted task or performance: as, a certain stint of work.
  • 16) Limit; bound; limitation; restriction; restraint: as, common without stint (that is, without limitation or restriction as to the extent of the pasturage, the number of cattle to be pastured, or the period of the year).
  • 17) One of several small species of sandpiper, especially of the genus Actodromas; a sandpeep.
  • 18) intransitive To be sparing or mean.
  • 19) obsolete, intransitive To stop speaking or talking (of a subject).
  • 20) archaic, intransitive To stop (an action); cease, desist.
  • 21) supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
  • 22) subsist on a meager allowance
  • 23) Toforbear;cease.
  • 24) Archaic To cause to stop.
  • 25) To restrict (something supplied); be sparing with.
  • 26) Archaic To stop or desist.
  • 27) To restrict (someone) in what is provided or allowed.
  • 28) To be frugal or economical in providing something; hold back.
  • 29) Archaic To stop; to cease.
  • 30) To assign a certain (i. e., limited) task to (a person), upon the performance of which one is excused from further labor for the day or for a certain time; to stent.
  • 31) To serve successfully; to get with foal; -- said of mares.
  • 32) obsolete To put an end to; to stop.
  • 33) To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine; to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance.


  • 1) ‘Research has focused on developing methods to reduce or eliminate the potential for restenosis, including drug-eluting stents and radiation therapy.’
  • 2) ‘Complications, however, included migration of the stent, occlusion of the stent and obstructions of the cystic duct.’
  • 3) ‘A ureteral stent was placed to relieve the obstruction.’
  • 4) ‘This unique metal has already proven useful in such medical applications as catheter guidewires, stents, and microsurgery tools.’
  • 5) ‘Sometimes, the fatty plaques start to develop again inside the stent.’


  • 1) They had hoped to let off some steam after also putting in long stints of promo work.
  • 2) They put in a good long winter stint of sleep.
  • 3) The troubled singer had been terrified about what people back home thought of his stint in rehab.
  • 4) Increasingly this will include a stint working for ourselves.
  • 5) Those who do the weekend festival stint get time off in lieu.
  • 6) He had a slow first stint and then he just got faster and faster.
  • 7) He had served time for burglary and his sporadic work history included stints at a steak house and a pizza place.
  • 8) He deserved a longer stint in prison which may have acted as a deterrent to others who are cruel to animals.
  • 9) That prompted speculation that he would cut short his stint in Victoria.
  • 10) Six years is his average stint in one job and with one company, he says.
  • 11) The short first stint was something different, they were again told.
  • 12) Now that work stint has finished, but the spark has gone from our relationship.
  • 13) Oh, and there was also that stint in rehab.
  • 14) And that was just in his first stint as Real president.
  • 15) Most of us crave a varied career, including a stint working for ourselves.
  • 16) The hope now is that his Achilles holds up to what may be a long stint in the field.
  • 17) Although a doctor advised that he should go into foster care, he was sent home after only a short stint.
  • 18) A dozen short stints in jail.
  • 19) I look for people who have done four or five-year stints.
  • 20) Still, it's always worth spending a stint on the balcony.
  • 21) Second stint with Portugal, has lost just twice this time around.
  • 22) She will end her five-year stint on the BBC1 hit after more dramatic storylines this year.
  • 23) But it was a short stint as a labourer on a dairy farm in south-west England that he enjoyed the most.
  • 24) Persons in positions of authority don't seem to possess much more experience in education, never having taught or perhaps only going through a short-term stint that they knew was going to end from the start.
  • 25) The last time I worked with Rick Sanchez, during a fill-in stint he did on American Morning, he stood next to my desk for a few minutes and groused about the way CNN covered news.
  • 26) This guest posting stint is very strange: I am simply unused to the idea of reading so many positive comments about Matt Yglesias on this blog. shawn Says:
  • 27) And the best of the grub was not good, while we went on stint from the start.
  • 28) ‘Just as he stints discussion of aesthetics, so he repeatedly writes as if authorial intention were merely instrumental, a matter of having one's say about certain issues.’
  • 29) ‘First, federal education spending under him is up nearly 50 percent over the final year of the past presidency, so the coalition's charge that the president is stinting the schools is just bunk.’
  • 30) ‘He played his part well, paying no girl more attention than another, but never stinting his smiles and nods.’
  • 31) ‘Publicly, he had stated his desire to stay at Everton and his never stinting determination for their cause appeared to back up such a claim.’
  • 32) ‘In striking contrast he asserts that ‘[God's] wisdom hath stinted the effects of his power ’.’
  • 33) ‘Emotions were stinted, lines were rushed, some of the acting was wooden.’
  • 34) ‘While buffers can help mitigate the impact of jitter and wander, they also serve to increase one-way latency, which may stint a conversation.’
  • 35) ‘Some asked indignant questions about why his host in Japan was stinting the money required to send his body home.’
  • 36) ‘An obvious test is, are you stinting your family to fund your habit?’
  • 37) ‘My progress has been stinted by my commitment to tutoring over the last couple of months - a welcome change from continuous writing, but still it has drawn me away from my work.’
  • 38) ‘He doesn't stint the darker sides of the story.’
  • 39) ‘One place where TJ's has never stinted is with its employees.’
  • 40) ‘Their omelet chef makes excellent omelets and definitely doesn't stint on the ingredients.’
  • 41) ‘It really is a completion of something that gives me strength in my work, to be able to go and explore and do things, and also it stints me in certain things about what I would do, because I have children now.’
  • 42) ‘He could have stinted him.’
  • 43) ‘William and his family had not stinted themselves either.’
  • 44) ‘She is a widow who has spent her every mite in the prosecution of Allan's career, stinting herself so that Esther can eventually be ‘the doctor's wife’.’
  • 45) ‘I know, too, that she frequently stinted herself to give me food.’
  • 46) ‘By stinting on the stonework needed for the projects, they obtained some 10 million yuan they were not entitled to from government.’
  • 47) ‘His menus are, like most in Brittany, mainly based on the fresh rich pickings of the sea: simply cooked with the minimum of fuss and, apart from the optional menu diétetique, rarely stinting on the butter and cream.’
  • 48) ‘He assured me he didn't believe in stinting on pain medication.’
  • 49) ‘Not stinting on marketing and promotion, they soon filled empty auditoriums.’
  • 50) ‘The play is daring enough to address the story's deep pathos and also doesn't stint on the ugly emotional and intellectual subtext built into every similar family horror story.’
  • 51) ‘When you encounter something truly inspiring don't stint on film.’
  • 52) ‘As evidence that it doesn't stint on hard drama, two more actors are cast as ‘Japanese customs officers’.’
  • 53) ‘St Petersburg Ballet Theatre, now 10 years old, is a regular and popular visitor to Britain, and it doesn't stint on its coverage.’
  • 54) ‘However this drama plays out, he won't have to stint on golf balls when he retires.’
  • 55) ‘You can, of course, substitute pumpkin for the squash, but whatever you do, don't stint on the spinach.’
  • 56) ‘But this new pride in the provincial doesn't mean actors can stint on their elocution lessons.’
  • 57) ‘Don't stint on taking out full cover on your home, its contents, your car and travel risks.’
  • 58) ‘When the town set up the recent show in his honour, they didn't stint on the celebrations.’
  • 59) ‘stinting on infrastructural allocations may leave potholes for three years, but stinting on higher education means closing off access for three years and losing a generation.’
  • 60) ‘Business facilities at the hotel are extensive, and there are also several restaurants and bars for less formal meetings without stinting on elegance.’
  • 61) ‘This doesn't mean you should stint on creativity.’
  • 62) ‘Having designed a center that revels in the exuberant complexities of Columbus Circle, Time Warner's architects stint on the details.’
  • 63) ‘He doesn't stint on the hardcore action, but infuses it with artful shots of ocean waves and abstract leaf patterns that give it a sense of poetry.’
  • 64) ‘Know what you are trying to achieve and don't stint on the preparation.’
  • 65) ‘His early career included floor managing stints with the BBC and Granada, and he worked on the first series of Till Death Us Do Part in the mid-1960s.’
  • 66) ‘Kay's career also included stints at Atari, Apple, and Disney.’
  • 67) ‘His career included stints as papal secretary and chancellor of Florence.’
  • 68) ‘He later moved to software company NCR as a project leader, before doing a three-year stint for the Commercial Bank of Kuwait, designing its Visa credit card system.’
  • 69) ‘A three-year stint in Hollywood has made the 59-year-old unashamed of selling products, ideas and himself.’
  • 70) ‘After a three-year stint in the military, he headed for Hollywood, where his charms were first noticed in a men's room.’
  • 71) ‘However, his assignment at VW may prove tougher than his three-year stint at Chrysler.’
  • 72) ‘The new council would be selected to a three-year stint beginning February 28, 2004.’
  • 73) ‘He just completed a three-year stint as a tour representative for Ping, a maker of golf equipment.’
  • 74) ‘During their brief stints the interns are schooled in organizing techniques and tactics.’
  • 75) ‘After an 11-year stint his show was dropped in 1982, but revived again in 1998.’
  • 76) ‘He served a record 10 years as speaker of the House, and during most of that stint a Republican was in the Oval Office.’
  • 77) ‘Her track record has included stints fronting shows such as Top of the Pops, The Movie Chart Show and the sports reality show The Games.’
  • 78) ‘After two relatively brief stints pastoring in New York and Bolton, Connecticut, he served as a tutor at his alma mater in New Haven from 1724 to 1726.’
  • 79) ‘His early career included stints selling ducks and chickens in an open air market in his hometown of Xinxiang, as well as running a roadside stand hawking barbecued meat sticks.’
  • 80) ‘David and his team will be taking turns, doing one and a half to two hour stints each and are aiming for a time of 24 to 25 hours.’
  • 81) ‘Between stints levelling out the kitchen floor and painting a Noah's Ark mural in the dining room, the Transform team chose to devise some simple lessons.’
  • 82) ‘His Chinese work stints started purely by accident, Miriam recalls.’
  • 83) ‘Jim, whose two Lockington coaching stints started 17 years apart, was the playing-coach in the team in which Young won his honour.’
  • 84) ‘After a seven-month stint James had resigned, citing a conflict of interest with programs being pursued by the association.’
  • 85) ‘Accordingly he made presents and wasted money without stint.’
  • 86) ‘But it is said that in Cuba and Brazil this increase of slave labour, without stint or limit, is acting wholesomely, in checking the importation by creating a fear of the slaves themselves.’
  • 87) ‘The Democratic Party is intent on maintaining the whole panoply of current abortion rights, without stint or moderation.’
  • 88) ‘Food there was, without stint, for three times the men who were fated to live upon it.’
  • 89) ‘More than half a dozen species of birds have come to roost, which include black-winged stilts, cattle and little egrets, little stints, common sandpipers, pond herons and little winged plovers.’
  • 90) ‘International birders include four Eurasian sandpipers, called stints, on the peeps roster.’
  • 91) ‘In the Adyar river, black winged stilts, three varieties of egrets and migrants such as golden plovers, sand pipers and little stints are to be found.’
  • 92) ‘The Semipalmated Sandpiper is a small shorebird in the group known as peeps or stints.’
  • 93) ‘There were peeps, probably some types of stints, larger redshank sized birds and some Tringa species.’

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