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CATCategory
CATCatalog
CATConvention Against Torture (United Nations; see UNCAT)
CATComputerized Axial Tomography (medical imaging technique; aka CT); now Computed Tomography)
CATCentre for Alternative Technology (Machynlleth, Wales, UK)
CATCatalog (File Name Extension)
CATCommon Admission Test (India)
CATCaterpillar, Inc.
CATCommunity Action Team
CATCatalunya
CATCatalyst
CATComputer Aided Translation
CATCatastrophe (Claims Office)
CATCatamaran
CATComputer-Assisted Translation
CATCertified Accounting Technician
CATCatastrophic
CATCall Any Time
CATCatalan Language (ISO 639-2 Code)
CATCataract (ophthalmology)
CATCatalytic Converter (automobiles)
CATCatapult
CATCatalonia (country identifier)
CATCentre d'Aide par le Travail (French: Center for Work Assistance)
CATCatechism
CATComputerized Adaptive Testing
CATComputer Adaptive Test
CATCivil Air Transport (CIA front airline during 1950s/1960s in Southeast Asia)
CATCalifornia Achievement Test
CATConcatenate
CATCapital Area Transit (Raleigh, NC)
CATCatalase
CATChloramphenicol Acetyltransferase
CATCan't Answer That
CATCentral African Time (Gmt+0200)
CATClear Air Turbulence
CATCatenate (Unix command)
CATCommon Authentication Technology (IETF)
CATComputer Assisted Tomography
CATCosto Anual Total (Spanish: Total Annual Cost)
CATClimate Advisory Team (State of Washington)
CATCollaborative Access Team (Advanced Photon Source)
CATCommercial Activity Tax (Ohio)
CATCable and Telephone (cable)
CATComputer-Aided Tomography (less common; medical imaging; scan/scanning; now CT, Computed Tomography is preferred)
CATCapital Acquisitions Tax (UK)
CATComputer Aided Transcription
CATComputer-Aided Transcription
CATComputer-Aided Testing
CATCoital Alignment Technique
CATConvergent Audio Technology (stereo equipment maker)
CATConditional Access Table
CATComputer-Aided Teaching
CATCentral Arkansas Transit (bus/light rail service; greater Little Rock, AR)
CATComputer Aided Test
CATCenter for Advanced Technologies
CATCentral Alaska Time (GMT-1000)
CATCenter for Appropriate Transport
CATComputer Aided Technology
CATCompetition Appeals Tribunal (UK)
CATComputer-Assisted Testing
CATCombat Auto Theft
CATComputer-Assisted Training
CATCombat Application Tourniquet
CATCompte à Terme (French: Term Deposit Account; banking)
CATCognitive Ability Test
CATClemson Area Transit
CATCompetency Assessment Tool
CATCambridge Antibody Technology Group Plc
CATCable Avoidance Tool (used in construction)
CATCivic Action Team
CATCombined Arms Training
CATComputer Aided Training
CATCarnitine-Acylcarnitine Translocase
CATConfédération Autonome du Travail (French: Independent Trade Unions Confederation)
CATCentral Artery-Tunnel (Boston Highway Construction Project)
CATCombined Arms Team
CATChange Agent Team
CATCarboxyatractyloside (cocklebur poisoning)
CATCollege of Advanced Technology
CATCentro de Apoyo al Trabajador (Spanish: Worker Support Center)
CATChatham Area Transit Authority
CATCommon Aptitude Test
CATCommunauté de l'Agglomération Troyenne (French: Community of Troyes; now Communauté du Grand Troyes)
CATContract Action Team
CATConventional Arms Transfer
CATCertified Automotive Technician
CATCitizen's Area Transit (bus system; Las Vegas, Nevada)
CATCollege Ability Test
CATCentral Azucarera de Tarlac (Philippines)
CATConcord Area Transit (New Hampshire, USA)
CATCities Area Transit (Grand Forks, ND & East Grand Forks, MN)
CATColumbia Agility Team
CATCanadian Association of Transplantation
CATComputer Association of Thailand
CATCommittee on Applications and Technology
CATCommon Assessment Task
CATCivil Aviation Tribunal (Canada)
CATCamarillo Area Transit (California)
CATCompliance Assessment Team
CATCarburetor Air Temperature (aviation)
CATCognitive Adaptation Training (behavioral health)
CATCorrective Action Team
CATCombining Context with Trust, Security and Privacy (workshop)
CATCardholder Activated Terminal
CATCollision Avoidance Training
CATChromatic Adaptation Transform
CATChaotic Atrial Tachycardia
CATCitizens' Army Training
CATClub Atletisme Tarragona (Spanish)
CATClub Atlético Talleres
CATColegio Americano de Torreón (American school in Mexico)
CATComputer Aided Typesetting
CATCharges, easy Access and fair Terms (UK)
CATContext Awareness and Trust (International Workshop on Combining Context with Trust, Security and Privacy)
CATCanine Agility Team
CATCrack Arrest Temperature
CATChicago Area Theatres
CATCalling All Troops
CATClub Atlético Temperley (Argentina)
CATCriterion Autoregressive Transfer
CATCompagnie Armoricaine de Transport (French: Armoricaine Transport Company; various locations)
CATComitê de Assessoramento Técnico (Portuguese: Technical Advisory Committee)
CATCarrier Access Tariff
CATComputer-based Adaptive Testing
CATContent Access Tool
CATConditionally Accepted Tag
CATContainer Anchorage Terminal
CATCockpit Automation Technology
CATCost Analysis Team
CATChemical Addition Tank
CATChannel Available Time
CATCompact Audio Technology
CATContinuous Action Tamper (railroad track maintenance machine made by Plasser & Thuerer, Austria)
CATCasual American Teenager
CATControl and Analysis Tool
CATCritical Action Time (in physics, the minimum time for an event)
CATCellular Action Team (Electronic Communications Service Provider committee)
CATCivilian Augmented Training
CATCapsule Ariane Technologies
CATCommand Action Team
CATCombat Aircrew Training
CATCentro de Alerta Temprana Español
CATCatalyst Average Temperature (reactor catalyst bed)
CATCombat Aircraft Technology
CATConformance Acceptance Test
CATConnector Actuation Tool
CATComputer-Aided Tooling
CATCentral Arizona Trails (motorcycle group)
CATCrew Aid and Tool
CATCloud Arrival Time
CATCentral Analysis Team
CATCatch Airboat Thieves
CATCitizens Against Tolls, Inc
CATCost, Access & Term (UK government standard for ISAs)
CATComponent Advanced Technology
CATContractor Acceptance Test
CATCombat AGE Team (US Air Force)
CATCultural Algorithm Toolkit
CATCryogenic Accelerator Technology
CATClinical Annual Training (US DoD)
CATCourse Achievement Test
CATCombined Acceptance Trials (Ships)
CATComplementary Angle Theorem
CATCommunications Assist Team
CATCentro de Apoio e Tratamento (da Toxicodependência, Portugal)
CATCECOM Accreditation Team
CATCommittee of Anaesthetists in Training of Sheffield
CATCombined Ancestor Tree
CATCompetency, Accountability, Transparency
CATCost Authority Target
CATControl & Assessment Team
CATCooled Anode Transmitting valve
CATCorporate Accounts Transaction
CATChemical Analysis and Technology
CATCommunications Assistance Center
CATContent Applications Transactions
CATContract Award Target
CATContract Assistance Team
CATCommodity Action Team
CATConstant Applied Tension
CATCross-Aisle Transfer
CATControlled Atmosphere Transfer
CATContributory Access Tariff (Canada)
CATCustomer Access Terminal (LSSGR)
CATCritically Appraised Topic
CATCustomer Action Team
CATCustomer Assistance Technology
CATCrisis Action Team
CATChild and Adolescent Track (psychiatry)
CATCost Analysis Tool
CATCovert Action Team
CATCosmic Anisotropy Telescope
CATCampaign Against Terrorism Foundation (Islamabad, Pakistan)
CATCreative Arts Team
CATCounter Assault Team (US Secret Service)
CATCustomer Acceptance Test
CATCougars and Teaching (Washington collaborative project)
CATCriticality Assessment Team
CATComplementary and Alternative Therapy (medical treatment)
CATWolffishes (FAO fish species code)
CATConnecticut Administrator Test (Connecticut State Department of Education)
CATContractor Automation Tool
CATCertified Athletic Trainer
CATCritical-Angle Transmission (spectroscopy)
CATCommittee for Advanced Therapies (EU)
CATCommunity-Aided Transport (public transporation; UK)
CATCulture, Art and Technology (various organizations)
CATCriminal Apprehension Team
References in classic literature ?
Fate had seen fit to direct him to other destinies, had hurried him from point to point, and dropped him at last upon this little wedge of rock between the cataracts.
From her feet the ground sloped sharply into view, and violets ran down in rivulets and streams and cataracts, irrigating the hillside with blue, eddying round the tree stems collecting into pools in the hollows, covering the grass with spots of azure foam.
Penney--the head of the Egyptian medical service, who, in a small steamer, penetrated one degree beyond Gondokoro, and then came back to die of exhaustion at Karthoum--nor Miani, the Venetian, who, turning the cataracts below Gondokoro, reached the second parallel-- nor the Maltese trader, Andrea Debono, who pushed his journey up the Nile still farther--could work their way beyond the apparently impassable limit.
Hardly had Fouquet conducted the king towards the chateau, when a mass of fire burst from the dome of Vaux, with a prodigious uproar, pouring a flood of dazzling cataracts of rays on every side, and illumining the remotest corners of the gardens.
It--was a desolate land of rocks and foaming streams and clattering cataracts.
7] At the cataracts of the great rivers Orinoco, Nile, and Congo, the syenitic rocks are coated by a black substance, appearing as if they had been polished with plumbago.
When we were seated in the little ferry-boat, and were crossing the swollen river immediately before both cataracts, I began to feel what it was: but I was in a manner stunned, and unable to comprehend the vastness of the scene.
Non-age-related cataract arises from specific mutations in membrane proteins, injury, toxic or infectious exposures, and diabetes.
2[alpha]] in the aqueous humor from cataract patients with exfoliation syndrome was higher than in patients with cataracts only.
Grabow, founder and medical director of the Sarasota Cataract & Laser Institute and the Center for Advanced Eye Surgery, is a pioneer in cataract, implant and refractive surgery.
Researchers found accounting for race, smoking, where people lived and type of cataract - all factors that could influence the results - made no difference to the findings published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
One new technique: phacoemulsification, which uses tiny forceps and scalpel, microscopes, and ultrasound, vibrating sound waves above audible human frequency, that break up the cataract.