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Proper noun[edit]


  1. (sports) Abbreviation of Latvia.


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


Proper noun[edit]


  1. Initialism of Los Angeles Times.


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:
      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.


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:
      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.