Definitions

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  • noun plurale tantum, informal The latissimus dorsi muscles.
  • noun The currency of Latvia, divided into 100 santims.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the basic unit of money in Latvia

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latvian, probably from shortening of latvietis, Latvian.]

Examples

  • There's the vibration style, which works the biceps and triceps, and the stabilization style which works the shoulders and what we call the lats latissimus dorsi.

    The Seattle Times

  • After a brief pause at the bottom, contracted position, inhale as you slowly raise the bar to the starting position with your arms fully extended, feeling a slight stretch in your lats.

    Body by Design

  • After a brief pause at the bottom, contracted position, inhale as you slowly raise the bar to the starting position with your arms fully extended, feeling a slight stretch in your lats.

    Body by Design

  • After a brief pause at the bottom, contracted position, inhale as you slowly raise the bar back to the starting position with your arms fully extended, feeling a slight stretch in your lats.

    Body by Design

  • And it wipes the slate and lats the person get on with their life.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Creative Proposal for Reducing Prison Rape

  • Heavy shoulders, powerful arms, solid delts and lats.

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  • She focuses on her lats, the back muscles that are key to paddling, often doing lat pull downs and seated rows.

    Party of Six: Team Paddling in the Pacific

  • After a brief pause at the bottom, contracted position, inhale as you slowly raise the bar back to the starting position with your arms fully extended, feeling a slight stretch in your lats.

    Body by Design

  • NOT SURE HOW … but given lats times success … I gotta try again.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » One week. 24 000 words.

  • I'm still chasing that dream but her lats are carrying her away quickly.

    Fulfill your resolution, and test your resolve

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