AskDefine | Define blat

Dictionary Definition

blat v : cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating" [syn: bleat, blate, baa] [also: blatting, blatted]

User Contributed Dictionary



to blat
  1. To cry, as a calf or sheep; to bleat; to make a senseless noise; to talk inconsiderately.



  1. wheat

Old High German


blat (plural bletir)

Extensive Definition

Blat or BLAT can refer to:
  • Blat (Russia) - A form of corruption in Russia and Soviet Union
  • Blat (Romania) (plural blaturi) - A term designating a fixed match in Romanian football
  • BLAT (bioinformatics) - BLAST-like alignment tool, a bioinformatics software tool for for mRNA/DNA and protein/DNA alignments
  • Blat (email) - A free email tool for sending emails via SMTP.

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