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Squad vs. Squat

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Squadnoun

A group of people organized for some common purpose, usually of about ten members.

Squatadjective

Relatively short or low, and thick or broad.

Squadnoun

A unit of tactical military personnel, or of police officers, usually of about ten members.

Squatadjective

Sitting on the hams or heels; sitting close to the ground; cowering; crouching.

Squadnoun

A group of potential players from whom a starting team and substitutes are chosen.

Squatnoun

A position assumed by bending deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet.

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Squadnoun

(slang) One's friend group, taken collectively; one's peeps.

Squatnoun

(exercise) Any of various modes of callisthenic exercises performed by moving the body and bending at least one knee.

Squadnoun

Sloppy mud.

Squatnoun

(weightlifting) A specific exercise in weightlifting performed by bending deeply at the knees and then rising (back squat), especially with a barbell resting across the shoulders (barbell back squat).

Squadverb

(intransitive) To act as part of, or on behalf of, a squad.

‘We squad on the fifth of the month.’;

Squatnoun

A building occupied without permission, as practiced by a squatter.

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Squadnoun

A small party of men assembled for drill, inspection, or other purposes.

Squatnoun

A place of concealment in which a hare spends time when inactive, especially during the day; a form.

Squadnoun

Hence, any small party.

Squatnoun

A toilet used by squatting as opposed to sitting; a squat toilet.

Squadnoun

Sloppy mud.

Squatnoun

; something of no value.

‘I know squat about nuclear physics.’;

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Squadnoun

a smallest army unit

Squatnoun

(obsolete) A sudden or crushing fall.

Squadnoun

a cooperative unit

Squatnoun

(mining) A small vein of ore.

Squad

In military terminology, a squad is amongst the smallest of military organizations and is led by a non-commissioned officer. NATO and US doctrine define a squad as an organization while US Army doctrine further defines a squad as a In US usage, a squad consists of eight to fourteen soldiers, and may be further subdivided into fireteams.

‘larger than a team, but smaller than a section.’; ‘small military unit typically containing two or more fire teams.’;

Squatnoun

A mineral consisting of tin ore and spar.

Squatnoun

The angel shark (genus Squatina).

Squatverb

To bend deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet.

Squatverb

(exercise) To perform one or more callisthenic exercises by moving the body and bending at least one knee.

Squatverb

(weightlifting) To exercise by bending deeply at the knees and then rising, while bearing weight across the shoulders or upper back.

Squatverb

To occupy or reside in a place without the permission of the owner.

Squatverb

To sit close to the ground; to cower; to stoop, or lie close, to escape observation, as a partridge or rabbit.

Squatverb

(dated) To bruise or flatten by a fall; to squash.

Squatverb

(internet) To cybersquat.

Squatnoun

The angel fish (Squatina angelus).

Squatnoun

The posture of one that sits on his heels or hams, or close to the ground.

Squatnoun

A sudden or crushing fall.

Squatnoun

A small vein of ore.

Squatverb

To sit down upon the hams or heels; as, the savages squatted near the fire.

Squatverb

To sit close to the ground; to cower; to stoop, or lie close, to escape observation, as a partridge or rabbit.

Squatverb

To settle on another's land without title; also, to settle on common or public lands.

Squatverb

To bruise or make flat by a fall.

Squatadjective

Sitting on the hams or heels; sitting close to the ground; cowering; crouching.

‘Him there they found,Squat like a toad, close at the ear of Eve.’;

Squatadjective

Short and thick, like the figure of an animal squatting.

‘The head [of the squill insect] is broad and squat.’;

Squatnoun

exercising by repeatedly assuming a squatting position; strengthens the leg muscles

Squatnoun

a small worthless amount;

‘you don't know jack’;

Squatnoun

the act of assuming or maintaining a squatting position

Squatverb

sit on one's heels;

‘In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting’; ‘The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm’;

Squatverb

be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide;

‘The building squatted low’;

Squatverb

occupy (a dwelling) illegally

Squatadjective

short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature;

‘some people seem born to be square and chunky’; ‘a dumpy little dumpling of a woman’; ‘dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears’; ‘a little church with a squat tower’; ‘a squatty red smokestack’; ‘a stumpy ungainly figure’;

Squatadjective

having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground

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