Definition of stature
What does stature mean?
- high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
- (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:
- a person or animal's natural height when standing upright
- respect coming from achievement or development
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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The 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.
The British encyclopedia, or Dictionary of arts and sciences comprising an accurate and popular view of the present improved state of human knowledge (1809)
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 ...
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
The Catholic encyclopedia (1913)
an international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic Church by Knights of Columbus. Catholic Truth Committee
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, ...
International 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 ...
The 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 ...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Young Athlete (2008)
by Helge Hebestreit, Oded Bar-Or
The 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 ...
The New international encyclopaedia (1918)
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
By abstracting from these millions of individuals certain ones having groups of definite characteristics relating to stature, the form of the head, pigmentation, and other somatic data, Deniker determines the status of each race, giving rise to six ...
Encyclopaedia Of Social History (1993)
by Peter N. Stearns
Therefore, both physical stature and the biomass index can be used as indicators of how well the human organism thrived in its socioeconomic environment prior to reaching adulthood. (The biomass index is calculated by dividing the weight ...
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- Stature of Liberty
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- Stature of Liberty Fr. Liberty Is.
The Stature of Liberty, New York. The Stature, a gift from France to America, sits in the harbor of New York, and with its ever glowing beacon of light welcomes all to its shores.
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CTBUH 2008 Dubai Congress - Rashid, "Elegance, Stature & Meaning in Tall Building Design"
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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