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noun (plural lati /ˈlati/ or lats)

  • The basic monetary unit of Latvia, equal to 100 santims.
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    • 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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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of lat in English:

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noun

(usually lats) • informal
  • (In bodybuilding) a latissimus muscle: the proper exercises for developing the lats
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    • 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

1930s: abbreviation.

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