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stat

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noun \ˈstat\

Definition of stat

  1. :  statistic —usually used in plural



Circa 1961

First Known Use of stat

circa 1961

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stat

adverb

Simple Definition of stat

  • : without delay

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stat

  1. :  without delay :  immediately <get a doctor stat>

Origin and Etymology of stat

from stat, abbreviation for L. statim


First Known Use: 1875


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stat

abbreviation

Definition of stat




-stat

noun combining form

Definition of -stat

  1. 1 :  stabilizing agent or device <thermostat>

  2. 2 :  instrument for reflecting (something specified) constantly in one direction <heliostat>

  3. 3 :  agent causing inhibition of growth without destruction <bacteriostat>



Origin and Etymology of -stat

New Latin -stata, from Greek -statēs one that stops or steadies, from histanai to cause to stand — more at stand


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stat

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adverb \ˈstat\

Medical Definition of stat

  1. :  statim





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