Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of Saturday.
  • noun Preterit of sit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. of sit.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of sit.
  • verb UK, colloquial Present participle of sit.
  • noun satellite

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  • noun the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

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Examples

  • She supposed he meant he was guilty for having thrown her life into disarray with his confession, and yet the word sat uneasily.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She supposed he meant he was guilty for having thrown her life into disarray with his confession, and yet the word sat uneasily.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She supposed he meant he was guilty for having thrown her life into disarray with his confession, and yet the word sat uneasily.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She supposed he meant he was guilty for having thrown her life into disarray with his confession, and yet the word sat uneasily.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • She supposed he meant he was guilty for having thrown her life into disarray with his confession, and yet the word sat uneasily.

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  • The word sat at the end of his sentence, invisible and yet impossible to ignore.

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  • In 2012, he'll have the honour of being the only non-Wallaby Australian Super Rugby captain, but said the tag sat well with him.

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  • I know that popping a sat is a huge mess but what about hitting suborbital ballistic missiles?

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  • my a&r guy my main contact at the label sat me down in his office and said he wanted to discuss the “leeds united” video.

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  • I bought some hummus and pita bread from the Chadra Mezza & Grill booth, and we again sat on the grass and listened to music while we ate.

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  • The arterial blood oxygen saturation, a measure of how well the patient is getting oxygen from the air for his body. Usu. >90%. Often used in the plural: "What are his sats?"

    Can be used as a verb: "He's satting well and appears to be breathing comfortably."

    The negative is also acceptable: "He was breathing really hard and desatted quickly."

    January 26, 2008