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Definition of the noun stature

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noun - plural: statures

  1. high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
    • example: a man of great stature
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: esteem / regard / respect = the condition of being honored
  2. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of stature: height
    • more generic term: bodily property = an attribute of the body
    • more specific words:
      • tallness = the property of being taller than average stature
      • shortness = the property of being shorter than average stature
    • attributes:

Alternative definition of the noun stature


  1. a person or animal's natural height when standing upright
  2. respect coming from achievement or development

Specialised definition of the noun stature

Glossary of sports

anthropometric measure of standing height, from the floor to the vertex of the skull, taken in an erect posture with-out shoes (Mark H. Anshel. 1991. Dictionary of the Sport and Exercise Sciences. Human Kinetics Books Champaign, Illinois)

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Google previewPedagogical Anthropology (1913)

by Maria Montessori

Accordingly, the stature is the resultant of the sum of anatomical parts and of morphological conditions.

Stature is an anthropological datum of great biological value, since it is a definite racial characteristic and is preserved from generation to ...

Google previewPaediatric Neurology (2013)

by Ingrid Gamstorp

In most of the syndromes of unknown aetiology described in Chapter 4 and with mental retardation as a common feature, short stature is a typical finding. Many children with cerebral palsy and mental retardation due to a severe perinatal or ...

Google previewEndocrine Involvement in Developmental Syndromes (2009)

by Marco Cappa, M. Maghnie, S. Loche, G. F. Bottazzo

In most of them such as Turner, Noonan, Prader-Willi, Silver-Russel, Williams, Kabuki, Leri-Weill syndrome and skeletal dysplasias, short stature is a common feature. Growth defect is very often related to a defect in cellular growth, but some ...

Google previewWeed and Crop Resistance to Herbicides (1997)

by Rafael De Prado, J. Jorrín, Luis García-Torres

A lower, non- competitive stature is a direct outcome of high yield indices. Herbicides were and are a necessity to keep the crop yields up and the weeds down in the new, wimpy crops. Such herbicide use is wholly justified when one considers ...

Google previewPediatric Bone (2011)

Biology & Diseases by Francis H. Glorieux, John M Pettifor, Harald Juppner

Disproportionate short stature is the most frequent clinical complication but is not uniformly present. There are more than 400 recognized forms of skeletal dysplasia, which can make determining a specific diagnosis difficult [1]. This process is ...

Google previewMusculoskeletal Disorders in Health-related Occupations (2002)

by Thomas Reilly

Thomas Reilly Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences Liverpool John Moores University Henry Cotton Campus 15-21 Webster Street, Liverpool, L32ET United Kingdom Abstract: stature is a fundamental measure in anthropometry: ...

Google previewEndocrinology and Diabetes (2013)

A Problem-Oriented Approach by Francisco Bandeira, Hossein Gharib, Airton Golbert, Luiz Griz, Manuel Faria

Therefore, the first key point in the diagnostic approach of children with short stature is the application of referral criteria for diagnostic workup. With this application we can distinguish if they are simply within the shortest part of the “ normal” ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development (1998)

by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece

The Sinanthropus material suggests a mean height of approximately 150 centimetres, and Neanderthal stature averaged 152.4 centimetres. By the time of the Upper Paleolithic, average stature seems to have been very similar to that of today.

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Stature. No part of our subject has been more disgraced by fables and hyperbolical exaggeration, than the present division. Not to mention the pigmies and giants of antiquity ; the bones of different large animals, ascribed to human subjects of ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

Stature. No part of our subject Las .been more disgraced by fables and hyperbolical exaggeration, than the present division. Not to mention the pigmies and giants of antiquity : the bones of different large animals, ascribed to human subjects of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Man, stature of. The common stature of man is about 5 feet and 3, 4, j, 6 or 7 inches ; and of women about $ feet and a, 3, or 4 inches. Men below 5 feet are of a small stature. The Laplanders do not exceed 4 feet and a hajf ; and the natives of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics (1992)

by James H. Stramler, Jr.

stature stereophotography balance during standing and locomotion stature the vertical distance from the floor or other reference surface to the top of the head; si/ n, standing height; see aha stature (maximum) Comment: measured with the ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, John Joseph Wynne, Thomas Joseph Shahan

B the Bushman races, comprising Hottentots and Bushmen — yellow skin, steatopygous, small stature, dolichocephalic; (b) dark skin: (2) Negrito races, comprising both Negrillo and Negrito— reddish-brown skin, stature very small, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Young Athlete (2008)

by Helge Hebestreit, Oded Bar-Or

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It always impresses me when a person of small stature has command. (Ned Beatty)
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Scrabble value of S1T1A1T1U1R1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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