|1.||(in prescriptions) immediately|
|[(sense 1) from Latin statim]|
|—n combining form|
|indicating a device that causes something to remain stationary or constant: thermostat|
|[from Greek -statēs, from histanai to cause to stand]|
With no delay. adj.
Something that stabilizes: barostat.
Something that inhibits: hemostat.
stratospheric tracers of atmospheric transport
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