Definition of -stat in English:

-stat

Syllabification: -stat

combining form

Denoting instruments, substances, etc., maintaining a controlled state: thermostat hemostat

Origin

partly from (helio)stat, partly a back-formation from static.

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Word of the day internecine
Pronunciation: ˌintərˈnesēn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict