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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss(noun)

    a quarrel about petty points

  2. spat, gaiter(noun)

    a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

  3. spat(verb)

    a young oyster or other bivalve

  4. spat(verb)

    come down like raindrops

    "Bullets were spatting down on us"

  5. spat(verb)

    become permanently attached

    "mollusks or oysters spat"

  6. spat(verb)

    strike with a sound like that of falling rain

    "Bullets were spatting the leaves"

  7. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)

    clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

  8. spat(verb)

    engage in a brief and petty quarrel

  9. spat(verb)

    spawn

    "oysters spat"

  10. clap, spat(verb)

    clap one's hands together

    "The children were clapping to the music"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spat

    imp. of Spit

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

  2. Spat(noun)

    a young oyster or other bivalve mollusk, both before and after it first becomes adherent, or such young, collectively

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

  3. Spat

    to emit spawn; to emit, as spawn

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

  4. Spat(noun)

    a light blow with something flat

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

  5. Spat(noun)

    hence, a petty combat, esp. a verbal one; a little quarrel, dispute, or dissension

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

  6. Spat(verb)

    to dispute

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

  7. Spat(verb)

    to slap, as with the open hand; to clap together; as the hands

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

  8. Spat

    of Spit

    Etymology: [Short for Spatterdash.]

Freebase

  1. Spat

    The spat, from the Latin Spatium is the unit of solid angle. 1 spat is equal to 4pi steredians of solid angle. The spat is also an obsolete unit of distance used in astronomy. It is equal to one billion kilometres. It is about 1.057×10^-4 light-years or 3.240×10^-5 parsecs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spat

    spat, pa.t. of spit, to throw from the mouth.

  2. Spat

    spat, n. the spawn of shellfish.—v.i. to shed spawn. [From root of spit.]

  3. Spat

    spat, n. a slap: a large drop, as of rain: a petty quarrel.—v.t. to slap, to strike lightly.—v.i. to engage in a petty quarrel.

  4. Spat

    spat, n. a gaiter or legging—usually in pl. [Spatter-dashes.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. spat

    The spawn or ova of the oyster.

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Anagrams for SPAT »

  1. APTS

  2. Pats

  3. Taps

How to pronounce SPAT?

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How to say SPAT in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SPAT in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SPAT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of SPAT in a Sentence

  1. John Driscoll:

    The Chinese may just replace some of the American oil with Iranian crude, china isn't intimidated by the threat of U.S. sanctions. They haven't been in the past. So in this diplomatic spat they might just replace U.S. crude with Iranian oil. That would obviously infuriate Trump.

  2. Sebastian Gorka:

    Losing 14 minutes of audiotape in comparison to this is a little spat in the sandbox in the kindergarten.

  3. John Driscoll:

    China isn't intimidated by the threat of U.S. sanctions. They haven't been in the past. So in this diplomatic spat they might just replace U.S. crude with Iranian oil. That would obviously infuriate Trump.

  4. Robert Sulek:

    I wish the government would think more carefully before starting campaigns like this, it's our wives who get spat on and have their veils ripped off in the street.

  5. Jigar Trivedi:

    The trade spat is driving the market crazy, $1,500 (for gold) is now the new normal unless trade relations take a turn in a right direction.

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