kata


ka·ta

noun \ˈkä-(ˌ)tä\
plural kata or katas

Definition of KATA

:  a set combination of positions and movements (as in karate) performed as an exercise

Origin of KATA

Japanese, literally, model, pattern
First Known Use: 1945

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