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Definition of stature

What does stature mean?

noun

  1. high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
    • example: a man of great stature
    • more generic words: esteem / regard / respect = the condition of being honored
  2. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
    • 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

noun

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

Character

Stature is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. She is the daughter of Scott Lang. Cassie Lang is a member of the Young Avengers and The Initiative. She has the same powers as her father, the ability to shrink and grow in size, but lacks her father's helmet which allowed telepathic communication with insects. However, she manifested her powers much later than her first exposure to Pym Particles.

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Google previewPractical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children (2011)

by Joseph E. Raine, Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, J.W. Gregory, Guy Van-Vliet

Normal tall stature is the most common cause of referral in tall children and adolescents, and the patient is usually a girl. In this case, it is frequently the mother who, having suffered herself from being tall as a child and adolescent, is concerned ...

Google previewThomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (2004)

by E. Donnall Thomas, Karl G. Blume, Stephen J. Forman, Frederick R. Appelbaum

Short stature is a well-recogni/ed feature of the syndrome and is often secondary to hormonal deficiencies.

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 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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

commonly lean, thin, and well-built, die stature, and olive complexion ; but 1 cause provokes them to anger, and 1 to be ...

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 previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2010)

by Waldemar Karwowski

Men Women 19-65 Years 19-65 Years Percentiles TABLE 2 Stature for European Male and Female Subjects (in ...

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

by Helge Hebestreit, Oded Bar-Or

stature ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

stature. This English term, usually referring to a person's height, occurs seventeen times in the KJV, but seldom in modern versions, which prefer “size” or other expressions (e.g., Num. 13:32, where the Heb. word is middâ ...

Google previewThe Jewish Encyclopedia (1916)

A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler

While the eil'ect of race can hardly be underestimated in such problems, still adverse social and sanitary conditions have also a great influence in reducing the stature. The foregoing figures are confirmed by the observations of Weissenberg ...

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CTBUH 2008 Dubai Congress - Rashid, "Elegance, Stature & Meaning in Tall Building Design"

Duration 19:55

Wednesday, 5th March 2008. Dubai, UAE. Hani Rashid, of Asymptote Architecture, talked about the change and possibilities of tall building design due to the d...

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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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