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PATProcess Action Team
PATParents As Teachers
PATPatch (File Name Extension)
PATProcess Analytical Technology (Federal Drug Administration)
PATProfit After Tax
PATPort Address Translation (NAT)
PATPenn and Teller (entertainers)
PATPlant A Tree
PATPupil Achievement Tracker (UK education software)
PATPointe-Aux-Trembles (Montreal District)
PATPolygon Attribute Table
PATPesticide Applicator Training
PATPage Attribute Table
PATProgram Association Table (MPEG-2)
PATPoint After Touchdown
PATPets As Therapy
PATParoxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
PATPortable Appliance Test
PATPre-Admission Testing (medicine)
PATPerformance Acceleration Technology (Intel)
PATProfessional Association of Teachers (UK)
PATPort Authority of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh Transit System)
PATProficiency Analytical Testing
PATPakistan Awami Tehrik
PATPerforming Arts Technology
PATPackaging and Transportation
PATPurge-And-Trap (gas chromatography/mass spectrometry)
PATPowder-Actuated Tool
PATPop-Up Archival Transmitting
PATPortland Association of Teachers (Oregon)
PATProfessional and Technical Staff
PATPlasma Arc Technology
PATPartnerships in Assistive Technology
PATPublic Access Terminal (kiosk)
PATPassive Anti Theft (automotive)
PATPart Average Testing
PATPopulation, Affluence, and Technology
PATProduction Acceptance Test(ing)
PATPerceptual Ability Test
PATPerformance Assessment Team
PATPersonal Automated Transport
PATProgram for the Academically Talented
PATProduction Acceptance Testing
PATPatna, India - Patna (Airport Code)
PATPassenger Air Tariff (aviation)
PATPort Arthur Transit (Texas)
PATPetersburg Area Transit
PATPersonal Applied Technology (Smart House, Disney Channel movie)
PATProduct Acceptance Test
PATProgram Allocation Table
PATProject Action Team (Sprint)
PATPermit Assistance Team
PATPsychiatric Association of Thailand
PATProvincial Advisory Team (Afghanistan)
PATProcess Activation Table
PATPreliminary Acceptance Test
PATPerformance Appraisal Team
PATPerformance Analysis Team
PATPicture Arrangement Test (psychology)
PATPersonal Automated Transit
PATProblem Action Team
PATPlayer Activated Terminal (lottery industry)
PATProcess Analysis Technique
PATProduct Analysis Team
PATPacific Advanced Technology, Inc
PATPrecision Atomic Time
PATPlutonium Air Transportable
PATProgrammable Alarm Thresholds
PATPassive Angle Track
PATPer Accomplishment Time
PATPrecedence Access Threshold
PATPrinter Action Table
PATPort Assistance Team
PATPersonnel Accounting Team
PATProvincial Achievment Test (Canada)
PATProgress Assessment Team
PATProject Acceptance Transfer
PATProgram Activation Team
PATPilot Activated Test
PATPMOLANT Assistance Team
PATPreliminary Acceptance Trial
PATPerpetual Accumulating Transport (electric vehicle)
PATPerioperative Acute Thromboembolism Syndrome
PATPerpetual Accumulating Trust
PATPrototype Adaptation Toolkit
PATProduct Assurance and Test
PATPractices and Trends
PATPromotion and Tenure (various schools)
PATProgram Analysis and Transformation (various organizations)
PATPublic Affairs Television (Public Broadcasting Service; New York, NY)
PATPurpose, Audience and Text (writing)
PATPicture and Text
PATPre-Authorized Transfer (various organizations)
References in classic literature ?
Somehow she was sorry for him and did not want him to lie awake, so she leaned against the bed and began to stroke and pat his hand and sing a very low little chanting song in Hindustani.
I have often thought him since, like the steam-hammer, that can crush a man or pat an egg-shell, in his combination of strength with gentleness.
But I am not rich enough to afford a horse," he said, approaching her to pat the bay, having placed the bicycle against a tree.
Mother, Mother, there has been an old man rat in the dairy--a dreadful 'normous big rat, Mother; and he's stolen a pat of butter and the rolling-pin.
What was, was; and may the good that is to come be for all, and the evil for him who goes to look for it -your worship must know that the beginning the old folk used to put to their tales was not just as each one pleased; it was a maxim of Cato Zonzorino the Roman, that says 'the evil for him that goes to look for it,' and it comes as pat to the purpose now as ring to finger, to show that your worship should keep quiet and not go looking for evil in any quarter, and that we should go back by some other road, since nobody forces us to follow this in which so many terrors affright us.
Why, marry," replied Robin, "this fellow would not let me pass the footbridge, and when I tickled him in the ribs, he must needs answer by a pat on the head which landed me overboard.
Sometimes he would notice it, pat it, call it half-mocking, half-jocular names, and so make it caper with extraordinary delight; sometimes he would ill-treat it, especially after he had been at the whiskey, kicking it, beating it, pelting it with stones or lighted fusees.
cried Valentine; "why did you not bring him close to the gate, so that I could talk to him and pat him?
Three times did you go all round our hiding place and pat it; you called our chiefs each by his own name, and mimicked all our wives -Diomed, Ulysses, and I from our seats inside heard what a noise you made.
Buy a pup and your money will buy Love unflinching that cannot lie-- Perfect passion and worship fed By a kick in the ribs or a pat on the head.
I never bet in the teeth of a pat hand," he said slowly, looking at the saloon-keeper.
Too sour on the human world, and too glum in his own soured nature, he was anything save his old courtly self to chance humans who broke in upon him to pat his head, and say silly things, and go their way never to be seen by him again.