AskDefine | Define gat

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gat n : a gangster's pistol [syn: rod]

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English

Noun

  1. A Gatling gun.
  2. Any type of gun, though usually in reference to a pistol.

Translations

A Gatling gun
Any type of gun

Verb

  1. To shoot someone with a pistol or other handheld firearm.
  2. to get, to receive.

Afrikaans

Noun

gat
  1. A hole or vent.
  2. the anus and by extention the bottom

Derived terms

Catalan

Etymology

Late Latin cattus

Noun

gat
  1. cat
  2. jack (device for lifting heavy objects)

Synonyms

Croatian

Noun

  1. ditch
  2. dam

Declension

Dutch

Noun

Derived terms

Synonyms

Occitan

Etymology

From late Latin cattus

Pronunciation

  • ['gat]

Noun

gat

Synonyms

Old English

Etymology

From , from . Cognate with Old High German geiz (German Geisz), Old Norse geit (Swedish get), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍃; and with Latin haedus.

Pronunciation

/gɑːt/

Noun

  1. (female)goat, nanny-goat

Declension

Descendants

See also

Extensive Definition

The word Gat can refer to:
  • In Israel
  • A narrow passage extending inland from a shore; a channel
  • Gat (clothing), a traditional article of Korean clothing composed of a cylindrical black hat with wide rims
  • Slang term for a handgun, derived from "Gatling gun"
  • An honorary title from the Philippines usually accorded to great men or leaders
  • A composition set to a cyclic rhythm in North Indian classical music
The acronym GAT can refer to:
  • The General Achievement Test taken by Victorian students prior to completing their Victorian Certificate of Education
  • The GAT automotive company formerly based in Estonia during the early 60's to late 80's
  • The "Gifted and Talented" demographic in education
  • Ground Armored Tank, a fictional vehicle from the Star Wars: The Clone Wars video game.
  • GAT, the "Guidance Automation Toolkit", one of the pillars of the Microsoft "Software Factory" vision along with the DSLTools

See also

  • Khat, a plant that is chewed as a natural stimulant in Africa.
  • GATT

Notes

gat in German: Gat
gat in Italian: GAT
gat in Hebrew: גת
gat in Dutch: Gat

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