|1.||[ noun ] (zoology) feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and being unable to roar; domestic cats; wildcats|
|Related terms:||feline wildcat domestic_cat|
|2.||[ noun ] (trademark) a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work|
|Related terms:||tractor tracked_vehicle caterpillar_tread trademark|
|3.||[ verb ] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth|
|Synonyms:||vomit throw_up retch regorge regurgitate sick honk purge puke barf spew spue be_sick chuck upchuck disgorge cast vomit_up|
"After drinking too much, the students vomited" "He purged continuously" "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
|Related terms:||keep_down excrete gag vomit spewer heave vomit emetic|
|4.||[ noun ] (arms) a whip with nine knotted cords|
"British sailors feared the cat"
|5.||[ noun ] a spiteful woman gossip|
"what a cat she is!"
|Related terms:||woman gossip|
|6.||[ noun ] an informal term for a youth or man|
|Synonyms:||guy bozo hombre|
"a nice guy" "the guy's only doing it for some doll"
|Related terms:||man sod|
|7.||[ noun ] (zoology) any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild|
|Related terms:||feline lion jaguar tiger liger cheetah snow_leopard tiglon leopard saber-toothed_tiger Felidae|
|8.||[ verb ] beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails|
|Related terms:||flog cat-o'-nine-tails|
|9.||[ noun ] (pharmacology) the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant|
|Synonyms:||arabian_tea kat khat qat quat african_tea|
"in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
|10.||[ noun ] (computer science,medicine) a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis|
|Synonyms:||CT computerized_axial_tomography computed_axial_tomography computerized_tomography computed_tomography|