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v. sat (săt), sitting, sits


1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.


a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.

b. To perch. Used of birds.

3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.

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