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lat1

Syllabification: lat
Pronunciation: /lat, lät
 
/

noun (plural lati /ˈlätē/ or lats)

The basic monetary unit of Latvia, equal to 100 santims.
Example sentences
  • As we motor through the European Union in future, we will be able to change our euros into Latvian lats and Lithuanian litas.
  • The government has agreed to increase teachers' salaries 20 lats from January 1, 2006.

Origin

from the first syllable of Latvija 'Latvia'.

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lat2

Syllabification: lat

noun

(usually lats) informal
(In bodybuilding) a latissimus muscle.
Example sentences
  • Every cartoon/player came with exploding biceps, triceps, pecs, lats.
  • Are bigger biceps, triceps, pecs and lats leaving elbows, shoulders, necks and backs more vulnerable?
  • Pectoral muscles and lats can push an enormous amount of weight through a great range of motion, which means they, too, are more directly fatigued.

Origin

mid 20th century: abbreviation.

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