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lat1

[laht] /lɑt/
noun, plural lats, lati
[lah-tee] /ˈlɑ ti/ (Show IPA)
1.
a former silver coin of Latvia, equal to 100 santimi.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < Latvian lats, equivalent to Lat(vija) Latvia + -s nominative singular noun ending

lat2

[lat] /læt/
noun, Informal.
Origin
by shortening

lât

[laht] /lɑt/
noun, Architecture
1.
(in India) a monolithic stamba.
Origin
1790-1800; < Hindi lāṭ, lāṭh

Lat.

1.

lat.

1.

lats

[lats] /læts/
plural noun, Informal.
1.
latissimus dorsi muscles.
Origin
by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for lat

lat.

abbreviation
1.
latitude

Lat.

abbreviation
1.
Latin

lats

/læts/
noun (pl) lati (ˈlætiː)
1.
the standard monetary unit of Latvia, divided into 100 santimi
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lat in Medicine

LATS abbr.
long-acting thyroid stimulator

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Slang definitions & phrases for lat

lat

modifier

For exercising the latissimus dorsi muscles: did a handstand on the seat of the lat pull down machine (1980s+)


lats

noun

The latissimus dorsi muscles: checking the cut of their lats in shiny windows (1980s+)


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lat in Technology

Local Area Transport
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Related Abbreviations for lat

LAT

local-area transport

lat.

  1. lateral
  2. latitude

Lat.

  1. Latin
  2. Latvia
  3. Latvian

LATS

long-acting thyroid stimulator
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