verb (used without object), stetted, stetting.
let it stand (used imperatively as a direction on a printer’s proof, manuscript, or the like, to retain material previously cancelled, usually accompanied by a row of dots under or beside the material).
verb (used with object), stetted, stetting.
to mark (a manuscript, printer’s proof, etc.) with the word “stet” or with dots as a direction to let cancelled material remain.
a word or mark indicating that certain deleted typeset or written matter is to be retained Compare dele
verb stets, stetting, stetted
(transitive) to mark (matter to be retained) with a stet
noun 1. German name of Szczecin. noun 1. the German name for Szczecin
noun 1. Edward Reilley [rahy-lee] /ˈraɪ li/ (Show IPA), 1900–49, U.S. industrialist: secretary of state 1944–45.
noun 1. Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von [free-drikh vil-helm loo-dawlf geyr-hahrt ou-goo s-teen fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈlu dɔlf ˈgeɪr hɑrt ˌaʊ gʊsˈtin fən/ (Show IPA), 1730–94, Prussian major general in the American Revolutionary army.
Trademark. 1. a brand of handmade heavy lead crystal made in the U.S. by Steuben Glass Works, Corning, New York.