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stot

or stott  (stŏt)
intr.v. stot·ted, stot·ting, stots or stotts
To leap or bound high in the air with the legs straight, as do certain antelopes and deer.

[Scots and northern English dialectal, to bounce; akin to Dutch stoten, to push, thrust, and German stossen; akin to to push, knock.]

stot

(stɒt)
n
1. (Animals) a bullock
2. (Animals) a castrated male ox
[Old English]

stot

(stɒt; Scottish stot)
vb, stots, stotting or stotted
1. to bounce or cause to bounce
2. (intr) Also: stotter to stagger
[of obscure origin]

stot


Past participle: stotted
Gerund: stotting

Imperative
stot
stot
Present
I stot
you stot
he/she/it stots
we stot
you stot
they stot
Preterite
I stotted
you stotted
he/she/it stotted
we stotted
you stotted
they stotted
Present Continuous
I am stotting
you are stotting
he/she/it is stotting
we are stotting
you are stotting
they are stotting
Present Perfect
I have stotted
you have stotted
he/she/it has stotted
we have stotted
you have stotted
they have stotted
Past Continuous
I was stotting
you were stotting
he/she/it was stotting
we were stotting
you were stotting
they were stotting
Past Perfect
I had stotted
you had stotted
he/she/it had stotted
we had stotted
you had stotted
they had stotted
Future
I will stot
you will stot
he/she/it will stot
we will stot
you will stot
they will stot
Future Perfect
I will have stotted
you will have stotted
he/she/it will have stotted
we will have stotted
you will have stotted
they will have stotted
Future Continuous
I will be stotting
you will be stotting
he/she/it will be stotting
we will be stotting
you will be stotting
they will be stotting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stotting
you have been stotting
he/she/it has been stotting
we have been stotting
you have been stotting
they have been stotting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stotting
you will have been stotting
he/she/it will have been stotting
we will have been stotting
you will have been stotting
they will have been stotting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stotting
you had been stotting
he/she/it had been stotting
we had been stotting
you had been stotting
they had been stotting
Conditional
I would stot
you would stot
he/she/it would stot
we would stot
you would stot
they would stot
Past Conditional
I would have stotted
you would have stotted
he/she/it would have stotted
we would have stotted
you would have stotted
they would have stotted
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Fleeing from predators, White-tailed Deer tend to stay on level ground and they are disadvantaged on rough terrain, whereas the stotting gait of Mule Deer helps to overcome obstacles in hilly terrain and facilitates ascending steep slopes where predators may lag behind (Geist 1998).
STOT Next time you say the rain is stotting, it's worth bearing in mind you might be using a Scandinavian word meaning "to thrust" or "to push", or else a Dutch word meaning "to bounce" or "rebound".
While these "reasons" are not internally "represented" by either the evolutionary process or by the organisms themselves, Dennett argues (via the example of gazelles' "stotting") that they are nevertheless crucial to offering successful evolutionary explanations.
The name comes from the practice of 'stotting', or bouncing, the newly baked cake on the kitchen floor: if it does bounce it shows it to be the correct texture.
Bounding vertically like a bouncy ball, a male impala starts frantically stotting, a display to deter potential attackers, indicating he's being chased, most likely by a pack of wild dogs.
On account of how it is a stotting great pounds 353.
Likewise a stotting gazelle jumps high in the air to show that it has seen and can confidently outrun an approaching predator.
In Geordie dialect, what would you be doing if you were stotting? 10.