kat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kat the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Every second there are 418 Kit Kat fingers eaten in the world
    • n Kat kät (Bot) An Arabian shrub (Catha edulis) the leaves of which are used as tea by the Arabs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: During World War II, Kit Kat was unavailable due to milk shortages, so the chocolate bar was made without milk
    • n kat The principal ancient Egyptian unit of weight, equal almost to one fiftieth of a pound avoirdupois, according to several well-preserved standards. Also ket.
    • n kat Same as kafta. See Catha.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Kit Kat chocolate bar was introduced to the market in 1935
    • n Kat kat the chief ancient Egyptian unit of weight, 1⁄50 lb. avoirdupois.
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Usage

In literature:

Kit baited Kat's for her, because Kat said it made her all wriggly inside to do it.
"The Book of Stories for the Storyteller" by Fanny E. Coe
Eu kat cover; Dak o-kati, o in, kati cover.
"The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages" by Andrew Woods Williamson
Letters between the King and Kat Howard!
"Privy Seal" by Ford Madox Ford
John of Audeslay knyght, and Thomas Kat'ynge esquyer.
"A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483" by Anonymous
It is Kat that sends him, not I.
"The Fifth Queen Crowned" by Ford Madox Ford
A runner had been sent to Povi-whah from Kat-yi-ti.
"The Flute of the Gods" by Marah Ellis Ryan
This is the Duke's niece, Kat,' the other shouted.
"The Fifth Queen" by Ford Madox Ford
It is an axiom that every full-length portrait requires a curtain and a column, every half-length a table, every kit-kat a full face.
"Maids Wives and Bachelors" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Great Salt river is formed by the junction of the Kat with the Great Fish river, which is the main stream.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
I ought to have been glad about the Kit Kats, and I am.
"Helena Brett's Career" by Desmond Coke
When Aunt Kats must go!
"One-Act Plays" by Various
Two streams, the Katli and Ghaggar, attempt to flow through this dismal region, but are lost in its sands.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Sir Samuel Garth, physician to George I., was a member of the Kit-Kat Club.
"How to be Happy Though Married" by Edward John Hardy
And we were assured of the almost incredible fact that Kat Vley contained water.
"Lodges in the Wilderness" by William Charles Scully
The hardest thing, in every day life, iz tew pik out a good kat, not bekause kats are so skase, az bekauze they are so plenty.
"The Complete Works of Josh Billings" by Henry W. Shaw
Of these the famous Kit-Kat series of likenesses of distinguished men is invaluable.
"English Painters" by Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
V, p. 183 (1881); Hartert, Kat.
"Trees. A Woodland Notebook" by Herbert Maxwell
V, p. 183 (1881); Hartert, Kat.
"Extinct Birds" by Walter Rothschild
Oi( de/ ge plei=stoi A)thenai/on plei/ona le/psontai kat' e)niauto\n e)\ o(/sa a)\n ei)sene/gkosin.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
Kat or Katerine was the name of the priestess who was Burgtmaagd of Godasburgt.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous
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In news:

Jay Pharaoh Kills This Kat Williams Impression.
"2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings' own bank account is doing just fine, thanks.
How'd snarky/sexy movie star Kat Dennings end up on the new sitcom "2 Broke Girls".
Kat Huber, Michelle Federico.
Darien's Kat Huber, 2, battles Cheshire's Michelle Federico, 44, during the second half.
Interview with Kat Gordon, Founder of The 3% Conference.
At JESS3, we're huge Kat Gordon fans.
Cinnabon president Kat Cole shares 'Undercover Boss' learnings.
Latest news on Mary-Kate Olsen, Kat Von D and celebrity birthdays.
Kat Von D dumps DJ Deadmaus.
Kat Von D, Deadmau5 call it quits.
KAT VON D BREAKS UP WITH BOYFRIEND.
Another one bites the dust for Kat Von D who has split from her boyfriend Deadmau5.
Today's J-blip: Otoshidama Kit Kat .
The snake and the Kat .
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In science:

The reification code is written in OCaml; it is quite complicated for at least two reasons: KAT is a two-sorted structure, and we actually deal with “typed” KAT, as explained in §1.2, which requires us to work with a dependently typed syntax.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
For the sake of simplicity, the Coq algorithm we implemented for KAT does not produce a counter-example in case of failure.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
The above kat tactic works for the equational theory of KAT, i.e., the (in)equations that hold in any model of KAT, under any interpretation.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
This implication is valid for any term u, and the method is complete when u is taken to be the universal KAT expression, Σ (cid:63) .
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
The previous techniques to eliminate some hypotheses in KAT can be easily automated in Coq.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
We first prove once and for all the appropriate equivalences and implications (the tactic kat is useful for that).
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
Finally, we obtain a tactic called hkat, that just preprocesses the conclusion of the goal using all hypotheses of shape (i-v) and then calls the kat tactic.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
Such programs can be embedded into KAT in a straightforward way , thus providing us with proper tools to reason about them.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
Notations come for free since binary relations are already declared as a model of KAT in our library.) The ‘skip’ instruction is interpreted as the identity relation; sequential composition is interpreted by relational composition.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
Its relative conciseness makes it easier to read; more importantly, this definition allows us to exploit all theorems and tactics about KAT, for free.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
Lemma dead_code a b p q r: Proof. simpl. kat.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
Kozen and Patron use KAT to verify a rather large range of standard compiler optimisations, by equational reasoning.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
To the best our knowledge, the only formalisation of KAT prior to the present work is due to Pereira and Moreira , in Coq.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
For instance normalisation tactics and an ad-hoc semi-decision procedures are already defined for algebraic structures beyond Kleene algebra and KAT.
Kleene Algebra with Tests and Coq Tools for While Programs
Overall, this is slightly less than our previous library for KA (5105+4315 lines), and we do much more: not only we handle KAT, but we also lay the ground for the mechanisation of other fragments of relation algebra, as explained above.
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