What is the meaning of cat?


  • Feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats.
  • An informal term for a youth or man.
    • usage: "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"
  • A spiteful woman gossip.
    • usage: "what a cat she is"
  • The leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant.
    • usage: "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
  • A whip with nine knotted cords.
    • usage: "British sailors feared the cat"
  • A large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work.
  • Any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild.
  • 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.


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