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1. n. a thermostat. (see also stats.) I’m afraid you need a new stat.
2. and STAT mod. a medical notation meaning “immediately.” (From Latin statim “immediately.”) The order is marked stat, so do it now.


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n. statistics. The stats are expected to show that the trade balance is growing steadily worse.
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