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stat

1
[stat]Informal.
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noun
  1. Also 'stat. thermostat.
  2. photostat.
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Origin of stat

1
First recorded in 1955–60; by shortening

stat

2
[stat]Informal.
noun
  1. statistic.
  2. Usually stats. statistics.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or containing statistics: Some sports fans memorize all the stat sheets published about a team.
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Origin of stat

2
shortening of statistics, statistic
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Related Words for stats

likeness, clone, miniature, facsimile, imitation, reproduction, model, copy, picture, photograph, replication, photocopy, recreation, propagation, replica, print, breeding, data, stats, poll

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Historical Examples of stats

  • Brown, Jones, and Robinson, discovered discussing the stats of the Navy in a first-class compartment.


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)).

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

stats in Medicine

stat

(stăt)
adv.
  1. With no delay.
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adj.
  1. Immediate.
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