Meaning of “cat” in the English Dictionary

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catnoun [ C ]

us /kæt/

cat noun [ C ] (ANIMAL)

a small, furry animal with four legs and a tail, often kept as a pet, or any of a group of related animals that are wild, and some of which are large and fierce, such as the lion

CAT noun [ U ] (EXAMINATION)

abbreviation for computerized axial tomography (= a way of taking pictures of structures inside the body)

(Definition of “cat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)