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tat 1

 (tăt)
intr. & tr.v. tat·ted, tat·ting, tats
To do tatting or produce (something) by tatting.

[Probably back-formation from tatting.]

tat 2

also TAT  (tăt)
n.
1. A gene in the AIDS virus that stimulates the host cell to replicate genetic components of the virus.
2. The protein encoded by this gene that is a potent transactivator of viral replication.

[t(rans)a(c)t(ivator) (gene).]

tat 3

or tatt  (tăt)Informal
n.
A mark or design made on the skin; a tattoo.
tr.v. tat·ted, tat·ting, tats or tat·ted or tat·ting or tatts
To tattoo.

tat

(tæt)
vb, tats, tatting or tatted
(Knitting & Sewing) to make (something) by tatting
[C19: of unknown origin]

tat

(tæt)
n
1. tatty articles or a tatty condition
2. tasteless articles
3. a tangled mass
[C20: back formation from tatty]

tat

(tæt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) short for tattoo22

tat

(tæt)

tat

(tæt)

v.i., v.t. tat•ted, tat•ting.
to do, or make by, tatting.
[1900–05; back formation from tatting]
tat′ter, n.

TAT

Thematic Apperception Test.

tat


Past participle: tatted
Gerund: tatting

Imperative
tat
tat
Present
I tat
you tat
he/she/it tats
we tat
you tat
they tat
Preterite
I tatted
you tatted
he/she/it tatted
we tatted
you tatted
they tatted
Present Continuous
I am tatting
you are tatting
he/she/it is tatting
we are tatting
you are tatting
they are tatting
Present Perfect
I have tatted
you have tatted
he/she/it has tatted
we have tatted
you have tatted
they have tatted
Past Continuous
I was tatting
you were tatting
he/she/it was tatting
we were tatting
you were tatting
they were tatting
Past Perfect
I had tatted
you had tatted
he/she/it had tatted
we had tatted
you had tatted
they had tatted
Future
I will tat
you will tat
he/she/it will tat
we will tat
you will tat
they will tat
Future Perfect
I will have tatted
you will have tatted
he/she/it will have tatted
we will have tatted
you will have tatted
they will have tatted
Future Continuous
I will be tatting
you will be tatting
he/she/it will be tatting
we will be tatting
you will be tatting
they will be tatting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tatting
you have been tatting
he/she/it has been tatting
we have been tatting
you have been tatting
they have been tatting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tatting
you will have been tatting
he/she/it will have been tatting
we will have been tatting
you will have been tatting
they will have been tatting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tatting
you had been tatting
he/she/it had been tatting
we had been tatting
you had been tatting
they had been tatting
Conditional
I would tat
you would tat
he/she/it would tat
we would tat
you would tat
they would tat
Past Conditional
I would have tatted
you would have tatted
he/she/it would have tatted
we would have tatted
you would have tatted
they would have tatted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tat - tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
tastelessness - inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste
2.TAT - a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture
projective device, projective technique, projective test - any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
Verb1.tat - make lacework by knotting or looping
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
Translations

tat

1 [tæt] VI (Sew) → hacer encaje

tat

2 [tæt] N (Brit) → basura f

tat

[ˈtæt] n (British)camelote f

tat

1
viOkkispitze or Schiffchenspitze machen
vtin Okkispitze or Schiffchenspitze arbeiten; she tatted a strip of lacesie stellte eine Spitze in Okkiarbeit her

tat

3
n (US inf) abbr of tattooTätowierung f; prison tatsTätowierungen plaus der Gefängniszeit

tat

[tæt] n
a. (Brit) (fam, pej) → ciarpame m
b.
see tit 2