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oats, plural;
  1. A cereal plant cultivated chiefly in cool climates and widely used for animal feed as well as human consumption

  2. The grain yielded by this, used as food

  3. Used in names of wild grasses related to the cultivated oat, e.g., wild oat


  1. (oat) annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')
  2. OATS - Open Source Assistive Technology Software - is a source code repository or "forge" for assistive technology software. ...
  3. The common oat (Avena sativa) is a species of cereal grain grown for its seed, which is known by the same name (usually in the plural, unlike other grains). While oats are suitable for human consumption as oatmeal and rolled oats, one of the most common uses is as livestock feed. ...
  4. Seeds of an oat plant
  5. (oat) A widely cultivated cereal grass, Avena sativa; Any of several similar grain plants; The seeds of the oat, harvested as a food crop
  6. Oat is considered a specific in cases of nervous debility and exhaustion when associated with depression. It may be used with most of the other nervines, both relaxant and stimulatory, to strengthen the whole of the nervous system. It is also used in general debility. ...
  7. (OAT) Obligation Assimlable du Tresor. Bonds issued by the French government with standard maturities.
  8. (OAT) Outside Air Temperature.
  9. (OAT) O-acetyltransferase; Ochanomizu Aspirin Trial; Open Artery Trial; organic anion transporter; ornithine aminotransferase
  10. (OAT) Operations Automation Team
  11. (OAT) She would bloat with a gloat, if she knew how I dote on her note. On my boat, I quote it by rote - till I get a sore throat.
  12. (Oat) A very nutritious cereal grass. Oats that have been cleaned, toasted, and hulled become "oat groats" which can be cooked and served. Steaming and flattening the grain in rollers produces "rolled oats." The hull is called the "bran."
  13. (Oat) Also called Wild Oat. Used mainly for its nutritional value and treating gastronenteritis and dyspepsia. Oat extract and tincture are useful as nerve and uterine tonics. A tea made from oat straw has been recommended for chest problems. ...
  14. (Oat) usually in the plural as oats, is any of the various plants of the genus Avena of the grass family (Poaceae), some of which are widely cultivated for their edible seeds (botanically a type of simple dry fruit called a caryopsis). ...
  15. To dream that oats hold the vision, portends a variety of good things. The farmer will especially advance in fortune and domestic harmony. To see decayed oats, foretells that sorrow will displace bright hopes.
  16. Stolen money from a concession.
  17. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland appears to support the people.
  18. Organic oats are a great source of fiber and an excellent way to lower cholesterol. They are also rich in B vitamins and other minerals.
  19. A cereal grain that is rich and flavorful and comes in many forms.  Very popular in Northern Europe, Scotland and Ireland.  Oats to be consumed by humans are cleaned, toasted, hulled to  become what we call oat groats. ...
  20. Oats are a good source of energy and protein, as well as being rich in fat, minerals and vitamins E and B.
  21. The cereal grain produced by the cereal grass of the same name. Whole oats minus the hulls are called groats. Oats have a nutty flavor and a chewy texture. Store oats in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months, or freeze for up to 1 year. ...
  22. One of the four types of grain commonly fed to horses. See also 'Feeling His Oats' in Horse Sayings.
  23. Oats come in many varieties–instant, quick-cooking, and rolled (the long-cooking variety). Rolled oats, which are whole oats with the husks removed, are the type most commonly used in baking. ...
  24. Oligoasthenoteratozoospermia (OATS) means low sperm count, low sperm motility and a high proportion of abnormal sperm.
  25. almost as popular as rice, oats can be eaten rolled, steel cut, or whole. Experiment with your favorite way. ...