LAT

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Translingual[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

LAT

  1. (sports) Abbreviation of Latvia.

Synonyms[edit]

  • LV (ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2)
  • LVA (ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3)
  • 428 (ISO 3166-1 numeric)

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

LAT

  1. Initialism of Los Angeles Times.

Noun[edit]

LAT (plural LATs)

  1. Initialism of lowest astronomical tide.
  2. (US) Initialism of laboratory animal technician.
  3. (firefighting, aviation) Acronym of large airtanker (a class of waterbomber).
    Coordinate terms: AT, VLAT
  4. Initialism of living apart together, a couple who lives at different addresses.
    • 2020 May 16, Jennifer Altmann, “Married but Living Far Apart”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Those who study these couples, who are part of a group known as LATs (living apart together), agree that their numbers are on the rise, though figures are hard to come by, according to Ms. Lindemann.

Adjective[edit]

LAT (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of living apart together, describing people in an intimate relationship who live at different addresses.
    • 2018 June 22, Glen David Gold, “Staying Together by Living Apart (in a Duplex)”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      My stepmother, aware of trends, told us we would be “LAT,” for “living apart together,” referring to couples that choose to live separately — even far apart — while remaining committed.

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