statest

stat

2 [stat] Informal.
noun
2.
Usually, stats. statistics.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or containing statistics: Some sports fans memorize all the stat sheets published about a team.

Origin:
shortening of statistics, statistic

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Word Origin & History

stat
"instrument that keeps something stationary," before 1970, shortened form of L. statim (adv.), originally "to a standstill," from status (see state). The combining form -stat used in devices for stabilizing (thermostat, etc.) is from Gk. statos "standing, stationary," from
histanai "to cause to stand," from PIE base *sta- "to stand" (see stet). First used in heliostat "an instrument for causing the sun to appear stationary" (1742).
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Medical Dictionary

stat (stāt)
adv.
With no delay. adj.
Immediate.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
stat
  1. from Latin statim (immediately)

  2. statistics

STAT
stratospheric tracers of atmospheric transport
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