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stat1

[stat] /stæt/
noun
1.
Also, 'stat. thermostat.
2.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; by shortening

stat2

[stat] /stæt/
noun
1.
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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Examples from the web for stats
  • The stats-and-stethoscope upstarts are nonetheless making their dash.
  • Thats pretty impressive compared to the lcd screens, though to me the pictures look almost identical with different stats.
  • The commentary is livelier, and often contains insights and stats that are rarely published in articles.
  • Both pay more attention to technical stats than nutritional value.
  • stats would be a different story, and that is used in accounting research.
  • Here are a few more stats about life in finance without the bonuses.
  • stats climbed when deregulatory policies were introduced to boost farm production, but they've finally stalled.
  • People submitted their vital stats along with questionnaires by mail.
  • Below is a list of facts about tornadoes, offering a quick reference of tornado records and stats.
  • The article doesn't provide the relevant stats to weigh the risks and benefits of one against the other.
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
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stats in Medicine

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Slang definitions & phrases for stats

stats

noun

Figures or statistics, esp relating to sports; numbers: They are the kind of stats that a college powerhouse might covet/ An extraordinary cornucopia of mathematical data. Still, the line had to be drawn. No stats (1962+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for stats

stats

statistics

stat

  1. from Latin statim (immediately)
  2. statistics

STAT

stratospheric tracers of atmospheric transport
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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