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pats, 3rd person singular present; patting, present participle; patted, past tense; patted, past participle;
  1. Simple and somewhat glib or unconvincing
    • - instead of enlightened minds I found prejudice and pat answers
  1. Touch quickly and gently with the flat of the hand
    • - he patted him consolingly on the shoulder
    • - a nurse washed her all over and patted her dry
  2. Draw attention to (something) by tapping it gently
    • - he patted the bench beside him and I sat down
  3. Mold into shape or put in position with gentle taps
    • - she patted down the earth in each pot
  1. A light stroke with the hand
    • - giving him a friendly pat on the arm, she went off to join the others
  2. A compact mass of soft material
    • - a pat of butter
  1. At exactly the right moment or in the right way; conveniently or opportunely
    • - the happy ending came rather pat

  1. chuck: pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
  2. completely or perfectly; "he has the lesson pat"; "had the system down pat"
  3. glib: having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"
  4. the sound made by a gentle blow
  5. dab: hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder"
  6. exactly suited to the occasion; "a pat reply"
  7. Narcisse Théophile Patouillard (July 2, 1854 - March 30, 1926) was a French pharmacist and mycologist who was born in Macornay, a town in the department of Jura.
  8. Pat is a fictional character in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. He appears in the chapter "The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill." He works for the White Rabbit like his friend Bill the Lizard. ...
  9. Pat, also known as Katamon Zayn (Katamon 7) is a neighborhood in southwestern Jerusalem, Israel, located between Katamon and Beit Safafa.
  10. Pat was an androgynous fictional character created and performed by Julia Sweeney for the American sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, and later featured in the film It's Pat. The central aspect of sketches featuring Pat was the inability of others to determine the character's sex.
  11. A short form of the female given name Patricia; A short form of the male given name Patrick
  12. The sound of a light slap or tap with a soft flat object, especially of a footstep; A light tap or slap, especially with the hands; A flattish lump of soft matter, especially butter or dung; To (gently) tap the flat of one's hand on a person or thing; To hit lightly and repeatedly with the flat ...
  13. To take the underside of the hand and gently press a food. The purpose might be to pat dry ingredients onto the surface so they will adhere during cooking, or to pat with a towel to remove excess moisture.
  14. A hand that you make on the flop. For instance, if you have two spades in your hand and the flop has three spades, then you've flopped a pat spade flush.
  15. Point After Touchdown. See try.
  16. Not drawing any cards in a draw game.
  17. Already complete. A hand is a pat hand when, for example, a flush comes on the first five cards dealt in Draw poker. Also see made hand.
  18. In draw poker, a hand that does not need any more hands. In blackjack, an unbusted hand worth at least 17 points.
  19. stands for palmitoyl acyl transferases; enzymes that catalyze the addition of palmitate to cysteine and includes transmembrane proteins of the DHHC-CRD and MBOAT families
  20. A test used to predict certain chemical interactions between enclosure materials and photographic images. This is one of many tests used to determine if a material is safe for use with photographs.
  21. Preoperative Autologous Blood Transfusion
  22. Point attribute table or polygon attribute table. A coverage can have either a point attribute table or a polygon attribute table, but not both. ...
  23. He patted my arm and told me not to worry.
  24. A hard hand valued at 17 points or more without breaking.
  25. Most common ailments can be treated effectively by medicines available from your pharmacy without a doctor’s prescription. If your medical scheme option offers you a PAT benefit, it means that some of these costs will be paid for by your medical scheme.