from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Something that stabilizes: rheostat.
- suffix A device for reflecting something specified in a constant direction: heliostat.
- suffix Something that inhibits: fungistat.
New Latin -stata, from Greek -statēs, one that causes to stand, or statos, standing.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
dumpheap -stat The garbage collector data structures are not in a valid state for traversal.