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quat

(kwɒt)
n
1. English a spot, pimple, or sty
2. censorious archaic a young person
3. obsolete the action of squatting
4. (Chemistry) chem an ammonium cation or salt
adj
5. low to the ground or squatting
6. satisfied or filled
vb
7. (tr) Welsh and Southwest English to beat down or squash
8. (tr) Welsh and Southwest English to satisfy or fill
9. (tr) obsolete Scot to repay
10. (tr) Scot to relinquish or forsake
11. (intr) Welsh and Southwest English to crouch down or squat
12. (intr) Welsh and Southwest English to subside
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Noun1.quat - the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make teaquat - the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
excitant, stimulant drug, stimulant - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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Under the agreement, crude oil will be shipped by SOCAR from Azeirilight oilfield in Azerbaijan to Viet Thanh Bay in Quang Ngai province, and afterwards be transported to Dung Quat Oil Refinery.
Enjoy a five-star dining experience with Raymond Blanc at La Manoir aux Quat' Saisons after being driven to the Oxfordshire restaurant in a Rolls Royce Phantom Montage, JOHN COTTON
Can we take it, then, that when Avenance takes over in October, there will be Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons-style gourmand menus at pounds 95 a head?
Quat said the committee proposed maintaining the ongoing mechanism of the leadership that includes a political bureau and its standing board to be elected by the committee.
* Clorox Healthcare has rolled out Clorox Healthcare VersaSure Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes, billed as an innovative, alcohol-free quat solution versatile enough to use on common healthcare surfaces with the assurance of broad-spectrum disinfection.
Russia's Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of top global gas producer Gazprom, said it planned to purchase 49 per cent of the operator of Vietnam's Dung Quat refinery, the country's sole oil processing facility.
The overall research goals included: 1) identification of all the significant mechanisms impacting quat active delivery from cellulose in comparison to polyester-based nonwovens; 2) elimination of cotton binding of ADBAC through modification of conventional wet wipe formulation chemistry; 3) development of a prototype formulation using simple, EPA-friendly chemistries and a common industry quat biocide; and 4) demonstration of enabling technology for the nonwoven industry and the associated technical understanding required to leverage cotton fibers in advantaged disinfecting nonwoven wipes.
International Resource News-January 21, 2011--Petec Trading and Investment Corp acquires petroleum products from Dung Quat refinery for 2011(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
They will be joined by Gary Jones, the two-star executive head chef at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons.
In 1981, Raymond and Jenny opened the bakery and patisserie Maison Blanc in Oxford.In 1984, he opened Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons in Great Milton, Oxford, the only country house hotel in the UK which achieved two Michelin Stars for 19 years.