Definition of Cat

1. Noun. Feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats.

Exact synonyms: True Cat
Generic synonyms: Felid, Feline
Specialized synonyms: Domestic Cat, Felis Catus, Felis Domesticus, House Cat, Wildcat

2. Verb. Beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails. "They want to cat the prisoners "
Generic synonyms: Flog, Lash, Lather, Slash, Strap, Trounce, Welt, Whip

3. Noun. An informal term for a youth or man. ; "The guy's only doing it for some doll"
Exact synonyms: Bozo, Guy, Hombre
Generic synonyms: Adult Male, Man
Specialized synonyms: Sod

4. Verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth. "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

5. Noun. A spiteful woman gossip. "What a cat she is!"

6. Noun. The leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant. "In Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
Exact synonyms: African Tea, Arabian Tea, Kat, Khat, Qat, Quat
Generic synonyms: Excitant, Stimulant, Stimulant Drug

7. Noun. A whip with nine knotted cords. "British sailors feared the cat"
Exact synonyms: Cat-o'-nine-tails
Generic synonyms: Whip

8. Noun. A large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work.
Exact synonyms: Caterpillar
Generic synonyms: Tracked Vehicle
Language type: Slang, Trademark

9. Noun. Any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild.

10. Noun. A method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis.

Definition of Cat

1. n. An animal of various species of the genera Felis and Lynx. The domestic cat is Felis domestica. The European wild cat (Felis catus) is much larger than the domestic cat. In the United States the name wild cat is commonly applied to the bay lynx (Lynx rufus) See Wild cat, and Tiger cat.

2. v. t. To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.

Definition of Cat

1. Acronym. Centre for Alternative Technology ¹

2. Acronym. Counter Assault Team ¹

3. Acronym. Computer-adaptive test ¹

4. Acronym. Common Admission Test ¹

5. Acronym. Civil Air Transport ¹

6. Acronym. Citizens Area Transit ¹

7. Acronym. Clear air turbulence ¹

8. Acronym. (medicine) computed axial tomography ¹

9. Acronym. Career Aptitude Test ¹

10. Acronym. Computer-assisted translation ¹

11. Acronym. Canadian Achievement Tests ¹

12. Acronym. Computer Aided Translation ¹

13. Acronym. Cambridge Antibody Technology ¹

14. Acronym. Credit Authorization Terminal ¹

15. Acronym. Citizenship Advancement Training ¹

16. Acronym. Computer Aided Transceiver ¹

17. Acronym. Cosmic Anisotropy Telescope ¹

18. Acronym. Coital Alignment Technique ¹

19. Acronym. conidial anastomosis tube ¹

20. Acronym. chloramphenicol acetyltransferase ¹

21. Acronym. crisis assessment team ¹

22. Noun. (slang) The Caterpillar brand of heavy machinery. ¹

23. Noun. A domesticated subspecies (qualifier Felis silvestris catus) of feline animal, commonly kept as a house pet. (defdate from 8th c.) ¹

24. Noun. Any similar animal of the family ''Felidae'', which includes lions, tigers, etc. ¹

25. Noun. A catfish. ¹

26. Noun. (derogatory) A spiteful or angry woman. (defdate from earlier 13th c.) ¹

27. Noun. An enthusiast or player of jazz. ¹

28. Noun. (slang) A person (usually male). ¹

29. Noun. (nautical) A strong tackle used to hoist an anchor to the cathead of a ship. ¹

30. Noun. (nautical) Contraction of cat-o'-nine-tails. ¹

31. Noun. (slang) Any of a variety of earth-moving machines. (from their manufacturer Caterpillar Inc.) ¹

32. Noun. (archaic) A sturdy merchant sailing vessel (qualifier now only in "catboat"). ¹

33. Noun. (archaic uncountable) The game of "trap and ball" (also called "cat and dog"). ¹

34. Noun. (archaic uncountable) The trap of the game of "trap and ball". ¹

35. Noun. (slang) Prostitute. (defdate from at least early 15th c.) ¹

36. Noun. (slang vulgar African American Vernacular English) A vagina; female external genitalia ¹

37. Verb. (nautical) To hoist (the anchor) by its ring so that it hangs at the cathead. ¹

38. Verb. (nautical) To flog with a cat-o'-nine-tails. ¹

39. Verb. (slang) To vomit something. ¹

40. Noun. A catamaran. ¹

41. Noun. (computing) A ‘catenate’ program and command in Unix that reads one or more files and directs their content to an output device. ¹

42. Verb. (transitive computing) To apply the '''cat''' command to (one or more files). ¹

43. Verb. (computing slang) To dump large amounts of data on (an unprepared target) usually with no intention of browsing it carefully. ¹

44. Adjective. (Ireland informal) terrible, disastrous. ¹

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Definition of Cat

1. to hoist an anchor to the cathead [v CATTED, CATTING, CATS]

Medical Definition of Cat

1. Computerised axial tomography; chloramphenicol acetyltransferase. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cat

CAR kinase
CAT scan
CAT scanner
CAT scans
CA 15-3
CA 19-9
CA virus

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