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stat 1

A statistic.

stat 2

adv. & adj.
With no delay; at once. Used especially in medicine.

[Short for Latin statim; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]



a statistic.
[1960–65; by shortening]



adv. Med., Pharm.
[< Latin statim]


a combining form used in the names of devices or substances that stabilize or make constant: bacteriostat; thermostat.
[< Greek -statēs=(hi)stá(nai) to make stand]


1. (in prescriptions) immediately.
[< Latin statim]
2. statute.
References in classic literature ?
A drab of stat, a cloth-o'-silver slut, To have her train borne up, and her soul trail in the dirt.
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STATS will enjoy worldwide rights to market, license and distribute CFL data and real-time scoring.
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