Associations to the word «Cat»

Wiktionary

CAT, noun. An animal of the family Felidae:
CAT, noun. A domesticated subspecies (Felis silvestris catus) of feline animal, commonly kept as a house pet. [from 8thc.]
CAT, noun. Any similar animal of the family Felidae, which includes lions, tigers, bobcats, etc.
CAT, noun. A catfish.
CAT, noun. A person.
CAT, noun. (offensive) A spiteful or angry woman. [from earlier 13thc.]
CAT, noun. An enthusiast or player of jazz.
CAT, noun. (slang) A person (usually male).
CAT, noun. (slang) A prostitute. [from at least early 15thc.]
CAT, noun. (nautical) A strong tackle used to hoist an anchor to the cathead of a ship.
CAT, noun. (chiefly nautical) Short form of cat-o'-nine-tails.
CAT, noun. (slang) Any of a variety of earth-moving machines. (from their manufacturer Caterpillar Inc.)
CAT, noun. (archaic) A sturdy merchant sailing vessel (now only in "catboat").
CAT, noun. (archaic) (uncountable) The game of "trap and ball" (also called "cat and dog").
CAT, noun. The trap of the game of "trap and ball".
CAT, noun. (slang) (vulgar) (African American Vernacular English) A vagina, a vulva; the female external genitalia.
CAT, noun. A double tripod (for holding a plate, etc.) with six feet, of which three rest on the ground, in whatever position it is placed.
CAT, verb. (nautical) To hoist (the anchor) by its ring so that it hangs at the cathead.
CAT, verb. (nautical) To flog with a cat-o'-nine-tails.
CAT, verb. (slang) To vomit something.
CAT, noun. A catamaran.
CAT, noun. (computing) A program and command in Unix that reads one or more files and directs their content to an output device.
CAT, verb. (transitive) (computing) To apply the cat command to (one or more files).
CAT, verb. (computing slang) To dump large amounts of data on (an unprepared target) usually with no intention of browsing it carefully.
CAT, adjective. (Ireland) (informal) terrible, disastrous.
CAT, noun. (slang) A street name of the drug methcathinone.
CAT, noun. (military) (naval) A catapult.
CAT, proper noun. A diminutive of the female given name Catherine.
CAT, noun. (slang) A piece of heavy machinery, such as a backhoe, of the Caterpillar brand.
CAT, acronym. Centre for Alternative Technology
CAT, acronym. Counter Assault Team
CAT, acronym. Computer-adaptive test
CAT, acronym. Common Admission Test
CAT, acronym. Civil Air Transport
CAT, acronym. Citizens Area Transit
CAT, acronym. Clear air turbulence
CAT, acronym. (medicine) computed axial tomography
CAT, acronym. Career Aptitude Test
CAT, acronym. Computer-assisted translation
CAT, acronym. Canadian Achievement Tests
CAT, acronym. Computer Aided Translation
CAT, acronym. Cambridge Antibody Technology
CAT, acronym. Credit Authorization Terminal
CAT, acronym. Citizenship Advancement Training
CAT, acronym. Computer Aided Transceiver
CAT, acronym. Cosmic Anisotropy Telescope
CAT, acronym. Coital Alignment Technique
CAT, acronym. Conidial anastomosis tube
CAT, acronym. Chloramphenicol acetyltransferase
CAT, acronym. Crisis assessment team
CAT 5, noun. (computer hardware) A twisted pair cable for carrying signals, particularly for Ethernet-based computer networks.
CAT AND DOG LIFE, noun. Unhappy married life.
CAT AND MOUSE, noun. (idiomatic) A relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.
CAT AROUND, verb. (slang) To engage in sex with various partners; to sleep around.
CAT BEAR, noun. (obsolete) A red panda, Ailurus fulgens.
CAT BEARS, noun. Plural of cat bear
CAT BIRD, noun. Alternative form of catbird
CAT BOX, noun. A box used to provide a soiling area for (usually) pet cats, generally filled with sand, clay chips, etc.
CAT BOXES, noun. Plural of cat box
CAT BURGLAR, noun. A particularly stealthy burglar, especially one who gains undetected entry through the use of agility.
CAT BURGLARS, noun. Plural of cat burglar
CAT CAFÉ, noun. A café that has domestic cats for the clientele to interact with.
CAT CAFE, noun. Alternative spelling of cat café
CAT CAFÉS, noun. Plural of cat café
CAT CAFES, noun. Plural of cat cafe
CAT CRACKER, noun. Catalytic cracker
CAT DOOR, noun. A cat flap.
CAT FLAP, noun. Small hinged panel, usually cut into a door, with an opening just big enough for a cat to enter.
CAT FLAPS, noun. Plural of cat flap
CAT FOOD, noun. A type of food specially formulated for the feeding of cats, typically composed of processed grain as dry food or canned fish as wet food.
CAT HOLE, noun. Alternative form of cathole
CAT HOUSE, noun. (informal) a brothel
CAT IN THE MEAL TUB, noun. Alternative spelling of cat in the meal-tub
CAT IN THE MEAL-TUB, noun. (idiomatic) Something concealed; a hidden danger.
CAT LADIES, noun. Plural of cat lady
CAT LADY, noun. (informal) A woman, often elderly, who devotes her time and attention to a domestic cat or cats.
CAT LITTER, noun. Mix of sawdust, grit, etc. used to provide a soiling area for pet cats.
CAT LIVER FLUKE, noun. A trematode parasite that infects the liver in mammals
CAT MEAT, noun. Cat eaten as meat.
CAT MEAT, noun. Meat prepared to be given as food for a cat.
CAT MILK, noun. Milk formulated to be suitable for cats.
CAT NAP, noun. A quick deliberate nap, a short amount of time spent sleeping.
CAT NAPS, noun. Plural of cat nap
CAT NIP, noun. Alternative spelling of catnip
CAT PISS, noun. (slang) (idiomatic) Any beverage of low quality.
CAT SCAN, noun. Computed axial tomography scan.
CAT SCANS, noun. Plural of CAT scan
CAT SCRATCH DISEASE, noun. (medicine) A relatively benign disease, characterized by swollen lymph nodes, caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae normally carried by the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis
CAT SCRATCH FEVER, noun. Cat scratch disease
CAT STATE, noun. (physics) A superposition of the most extreme states possible in a system, by analogy with Schrödinger's cat which is in a superposition of "dead" and "alive".
CAT STATES, noun. Plural of cat state
CAT STRETCH, noun. A stretch position, naturally and comfortably assumed by a limber feline or imitated by human (notably as a gymnastic exercise), on all four with the back maximally arched and pointing upwards
CAT THAT ATE THE CANARY, noun. (idiomatic) A person who appears self-satisfied or smug, especially while concealing something mischievous, prohibited, or private.
CAT THAT ATE THE CANARY, noun. (idiomatic) A person whose appearance and behavior suggest guilt mixed with other qualities, such as satisfaction or feigned nonchalance.
CAT THAT GOT THE CREAM, noun. Synonym of cat that ate the canary.
CAT THAT SWALLOWED THE CANARY, noun. Alternative form of cat that ate the canary
CAT TONGUE, noun. Alternative form of cat's tongue
CAT TREE, noun. A structure of platforms and scratching posts designed for a cat to play on
CAT TREES, noun. Plural of cat tree

Dictionary definition

CAT, noun. Feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats.
CAT, noun. An informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll".
CAT, noun. A spiteful woman gossip; "what a cat she is!".
CAT, noun. The leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults".
CAT, noun. A whip with nine knotted cords; "British sailors feared the cat".
CAT, noun. A large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work.
CAT, noun. Any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild.
CAT, noun. A method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis.
CAT, verb. Beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails.
CAT, verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night".

Wise words

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