Meaning of stat

stat

Pronunciation: (stat), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
—n.
  1. thermostat.
  2. photostat.

stat

Pronunciation: (stat), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
—n.
  1. statistic.
  2. Usually,statistics.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or containing statistics: Some sports fans memorize all the stat sheets published about a team.

stat

Pronunciation: (stat), [key]
— adv. Med. Informal.
  1. immediately.

-stat

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form used in the names of devices that stabilize or make constant what is specified by the initial element: thermostat; rheostat.

stat.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (in prescriptions) immediately.
  2. statuary.
  3. statue.
  4. statute.
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