stat

1
[ stat ]
/ stæt /
Informal.
|

noun

Also 'stat. thermostat.

Nearby words

  1. stasis,
  2. stasis dermatitis,
  3. stasis eczema,
  4. stassen,
  5. stassen, harold edward,
  6. stat.,
  7. statampere,
  8. statant,
  9. statcoulomb,
  10. state

Origin of stat

1
First recorded in 1955–60; by shortening

stat

2
[ stat ]
/ stæt /
Informal.

noun

Usually stats. statistics.

adjective

of, relating to, or containing statistics: Some sports fans memorize all the stat sheets published about a team.

Origin of stat

2
shortening of statistics, statistic

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Word Origin and History for stats

stat

n.

"instrument that keeps something stationary," before 1970, shortened form of Latin statim (adv.), originally "to a standstill," from status (see state (n.1)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for stats

stat

[ stăt ]

adv.

With no delay.

adj.

Immediate.

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