Style is a family of related architectural designs. It includes a design vocabulary, a set of invariants that characterize well-formed designs in that style, and a set of properties that are meaningful in that style. For example, a pipe and filter style would include filters, pipes, etc. in the design vocabulary, include the rules that input ports attach only to sink roles and so forth in the set of invariants, and include properties like `cyclicity' and `throughput'. See also: Stylet, Style Description, Environment
designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation `The Confederate States'"
a garment design or grouping, preselected by the manufacturer
The description of the part as it fits in to a family classification of similar part designs or functions.
the decorative design of an object or room
An identifiable design.
The "look" of a design. Something in "the style of the 60s" has a 60s look to it, but it is not necessarily of the decade.
The decorative design of an object, room, home, etc.