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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 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 Garcia-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 and 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 previewVander's Human Physiology, The Mechanisms of Body Function (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

Short stature refers to a height of a human being which is below expected. Shortness is a vague term without a precise definition and with significant relativity to context. Because of the lack of preciseness, there is often disagreement about the ...

Google previewPhilosophic Hermeneutics (2013)

by Wayland Porter

doing pursuing intuition Progress would be maintaining a common wealth of interest Peering stature is an isotopic strain Notes: Section Fifty Seven Circumstance conditions personality Education; no one can 313 Philosophic Hermeneutics.

Google previewIAP Textbook of Pediatric Radiology (2013)

by TM Ananda Kesavan

Short stature is a feature of most dysplasias. So, anthropometric measurements are necessary to decide whether proportionate or disproportionate shortening is present. Proportionate shortening is usually due to constitutional delay, familial ...

Google previewThe Origin Speaks (2015)

by Guy Steven Needler

Simply put, stature is a classification of an entity's personal position within an environment arising from its achievements. CONFIDENCE is what an entity gains when it experiences the result of its creativity, and it is rewarded with that which it ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

Stature (aka standing height) varies within and between populations and has been used in modern humans as an indicator of diet, environmental stress, and gene flow. Stature is also one of several ways of summarizing the overall size of an ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology (2003)

by Thomas H. Ollendick, Carolyn S. Schroeder

attributed to short stature, the most visibly salient characteristic in childhood of untreated GHD. (The social consequences of short stature ...

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

by Helge Hebestreit, Oded Bar-Or

stature ...

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 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 ...

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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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