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  • 1 squat — squat …

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  • 2 squat — [ skwat ] n. m. • v. 1975; de squatter ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Occupation d un immeuble par des squatteurs. 2 ♦ Habitation occupée par un squatteur. ● squat nom masculin (anglais to squat, s asseoir sur les talons) Action de squatter une habitation.… …

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  • 3 squat´ly — squat «skwot», verb, squat|ted or squat, squat|ting, adjective, noun. –v.i. 1. to sit on the heels; crouch: »He found it difficult to squat on his heels for more than a few minutes …

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  • 4 Squat — (engl. von to squat, niederhocken) ist ein Begriff aus der Schifffahrt und bezeichnet das fahrdynamische vertikale Absinken eines Schiffes über den eigentlichen Tiefgang hinaus (Absunk oder Sunk), bei gleichzeitiger Vertrimmung. Die Vertrimmung… …

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  • 5 Squat — Squat, a. 1. Sitting on the hams or heels; sitting close to the ground; cowering; crouching. [1913 Webster] Him there they found, Squat like a toad, close at the ear of Eve. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Short and thick, like the figure of an animal… …

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  • 6 Squat — Squat, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squatted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Squatting}.] [OE. squatten to crush, OF. esquater, esquatir (cf. It. quatto squat, cowering), perhaps fr. L. ex + coactus, p. p. of cogere to drive or urge together. See {Cogent}, {Squash},… …

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  • 7 Squat — Squat, n. 1. The posture of one that sits on his heels or hams, or close to the ground. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden or crushing fall. [Obs.] Herbert. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) (a) A small vein of ore. (b) A mineral consisting of tin ore and spar …

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  • 8 squat — [skwät] vi. squatted, squatting [ME squatten < MFr esquatir < es (L ex ), intens. + quatir, to press flat < VL * coactire < L coactus, pp. of cogere, to force, compress: see COGENT] 1. to crouch so as to sit on the heels with the… …

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  • 9 Squat — (skw[o^]t), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The angel fish ({Squatina angelus}). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Squat — Squat, v. t. To bruise or make flat by a fall. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 squat — [adj] short and stocky broad, chunky, dumpy*, fat, heavy, heavyset, splay, thick, thick bodied, thickset; concepts 491,773,779 Ant. lanky, skinny, slender, tall, thin squat [v] lower body by bending knees bow, cower, crouch, hunch, hunker down,… …

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  • 12 squat|ty — «SKWOT ee», adjective, ti|er, ti|est. short and thick; low and broad; squat: »a squatty little shack …

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  • 13 squat — index inhabit, lodge (reside), reside, rest (be supported by), usurp Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 squat — (v.) early 15c., crouch on the heels, from O.Fr. esquatir press down, lay flat, crush, from es out (from L. ex ) + O.Fr. quatir press down, flatten, from V.L. *coactire press together, force, from L. coactus, pp. of cogere to compel, curdle,… …

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  • 15 squat — adj *stocky, thickset, thick, chunky, stubby, dumpy Antonyms: lanky …

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  • 16 squat — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. skłot] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż IIa, Mc. squatacie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} nielegalnie zajęty opuszczony budynek : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Dzięki squatom w Londynie nie ma aż tak wielu bezdomnych. (DzP) <ang.> {{/stl… …

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  • 17 squat — ► VERB (squatted, squatting) 1) crouch or sit with the knees bent and the heels close to the bottom or thighs. 2) unlawfully occupy an uninhabited building or area of land. ► ADJECTIVE (squatter, squattest) ▪ short or low, and disproportionately… …

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  • 18 squat — ab·squat·u·late; squat·a·ro·la; squat·a·role; squat; squat·i·na; squat·ly; squat·more; squat·ness; squat·tage; squat·ter·ism; squat·tish; squat·tle; squat·toc·ra·cy; squat·ty; squat·ter; ab·squat·u·la·tion; squat·er·ole; squat·i·nid;… …

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  • 19 squat — [[t]skwɒ̱t[/t]] squats, squatting, squatted 1) VERB If you squat, you lower yourself towards the ground, balancing on your feet with your legs bent. He squatted, grunting at the pain in his knees... We squatted beside the pool and watched the… …

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  • 20 squat — squat1 [skɔwt US skwa:t] v past tense and past participle squatted present participle squatting ↑jeans [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: esquatir, from quatir [i] to press , from Vulgar Latin coactire to press together , from Latin cogere;… …

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