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stature

[′stach·ər]
(anthropology)
A measure of the distance from the floor to the vertex of the head, taken either front or back as the subject stands erectly with heels together.
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Before the service, Sergeant Major Darren Bartlett said: "He was small in stature, big in heart.
That report concludes that Flo was a pygmy Homo sapiens with a stature about 7 inches taller than previously estimated.
It was a revolutionary idea for four people of such unparalleled stature in the movie business to band together for their own creative and financial good,'' notes movie historian Leonard Maltin.
The combination of First Stamford Place's proximity to a major transportation hub and highway, inclusion of a first class hotel, flexibility in providing for future growth, and quality management made this W&M property the first choice for my client who wanted an office that reflected its international banking stature," Mr.
2] and 10 monobese men with a BMI less than 25 had their stature measured at 3-minute intervals during two 30-minute walks and two 30-minute standing recovery periods.
Despite his diminutive stature, Wally the miniature horse seems not the least bit reluctant to take on his larger pasture mate, Bingo, as the pair owned by Christen Allen of Cottage Grove frolic in the grass just east of town.
Halper and Clarke should have devoted a little more space to Criticism of how the neocons' doings, admittedly with the stamp of approval by Congress, belittles the harm done to the principles and stature of the United States.
Chairman and head coach Gary Marshall said: "His nickname was Big Mik ( he wasn't tall in stature but he always gave 110% and played a lot bigger than his stature allowed.
Personal stature is an important anthropometric measurement in calculating body mass index of an individual, assessing nutritional status and the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes (Herout & Erstad, 2004; Bays et al, 2007), estimation of body composition by bioimpedance analysis and prediction of energy needs.
Many conditions of short stature are classified as idiopathic due to the inability to identify the underlying etiology.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 24 (ANI): In an era of various different genres, romantic-comedy has gained a stature in a quick-fire, even as Bollywood is also working on numerous such movies.
Achieved stature in adults is the result of a combination of both genetic and environmental influences throughout life.