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stature

height or uprightness: He was of unusual stature.
Not to be confused with:
statue – image of human or animal carved in marble or bronze: There is a statue of the local hero in the center of town.
statute – a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government: The maximum allowable speed was established by statute.

stat·ure

 (stăch′ər)
n.
1. The natural height of a human or animal in an upright position.
2. An achieved level; status.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin statūra; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

stature

(ˈstætʃə)
n
1. the height of something, esp a person or animal when standing
2. the degree of development of a person: the stature of a champion.
3. intellectual or moral greatness: a man of stature.
[C13: via Old French from Latin statūra, from stāre to stand]

stat•ure

(ˈstætʃ ər)

n.
1. the height of a human or animal body.
2. the height of any object.
3. esteem or status based on one's positive qualities or achievements: a person of stature in the community.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French estature < Latin statūra <status status]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stature - high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement; "a man of great stature"
esteem, respect, regard - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
2.stature - (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
bodily property - an attribute of the body
tallness - the property of being taller than average stature
shortness - the property of being shorter than average stature

stature

noun
1. height, build, size, tallness She was a little short in stature.
2. importance, standing, prestige, size, rank, consequence, prominence, eminence, high station This club has grown in stature over the last 20 years.

stature

noun
A level of superiority that is usually high:
Translations
قامةقامَه، قَواممَكانَه رَفيعَه
postavavýškavysoká úroveň
formathøjdestatur
termet
hæî, vöxturmikilvægi
aukšta klasėūgis
augsta klaseaugsts stāvoklisaugumsfigūraizcilība
vysoká úroveň

stature

[ˈstætʃəʳ] N
1. (= size) → estatura f, talla f
to be of short statureser de baja estatura
2. (fig) → rango m, estatus m inv
to have sufficient stature for a postestar a la altura de un cargo
he lacks moral staturele falta carácter

stature

[ˈstætʃər] n
(= height) → stature f
small in stature → de petite taille
(= status) → envergure f, stature f
to grow in stature → prendre de l'envergure

stature

n
Wuchs m; (esp of man) → Statur f; of short staturevon kleinem Wuchs
(fig)Format nt

stature

[ˈstætʃəʳ] n
a. (build) → statura
to be of short stature → essere basso/a or di bassa statura
b. (fig) → importanza
a woman of considerable intellectual stature → una donna di grande levatura

stature

(ˈstӕtʃə) noun
1. height of body. a man of gigantic stature.
2. importance or reputation. a musician of stature.

stat·ure

n. estatura, altura.
References in classic literature ?
Like tailors' dummies they were headless; and like tailors' dummies they had a handsome unnecessary humpiness in the shoulders, and a pigeon-breasted protuberance of chest; but barring this, they were not much more like a human figure than any automatic machine at a station that is about the human height. They had two great hooks like arms, for carrying trays; and they were painted pea-green, or vermilion, or black for convenience of distinction; in every other way they were only automatic machines and nobody would have looked twice at them.
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"Accordingly, all four minarets, eight facades, four pedestal marble walls, interior portion of periphery up to human height and four chhatries at roof top of main mausoleum, have already been cleaned and treated," he said.
Galton developed the concept and method of linear regression--fitting the best line through a curve--in a study of human height. Like all the traits he studied, height varies continuously, following a bell-curve distribution.
For every 10cm increase in human height above the average used in the study of 5ft 7in for men and 5ft 3in for women, there is a 10 per cent greater risk of that person getting cancer, the BBC reported, adding that a person's risk factor depended on their exact height.
Mavrych et al (2014), [9] citing the work of Gilad et al (1985) and Diacinti et al (2010, 2011) stated that they are of the same opinion; while Castillo et al (1998) and Masharawi et al (2008) expressed that decrease in human height with aging results from a decrease in the thickness of the intervertebral discs only.
The GIANT Consortium reported 22,539 genome-wide significant SNPs associated with human height. We extracted these SNPs from the ADGC data and identified unique tag SNPs within each LD block to (1) estimate the number of unique signals in the GIANT data and (2) prevent counting the same signal more than once.
In a follow up GWAS, the effects of rare and low frequency coding variants on human height were investigated, as opposed to the previously studied common (allele frequency >5%) non-coding variants.
Contract notice: Supply of equipment for manual mowing and plant maintenance at human height.
One was put in mind of some sort of vertical containers for cadavers, which would allow an extended reading of the work's scale, somewhat larger than human height. Were we, after all, looking at a parade of cremated bodies?
I found these figures after reading a scientific journal article, 'A century of trends in adult human height,' which was just published last July 26 in the journal eLife.