The word squat, squatter or squatting can refer to:
  • Squatting
    Squatting consists of occupying an abandoned or unoccupied space or building, usually residential, that the squatter does not own, rent or otherwise have permission to use....

    , living in an abandoned or unused building, sometimes for political purposes (usually anarchist or autonomist)
  • Squatting position
    Squatting position
    Squatting is a posture where the weight of the body is on the feet but the knees are bent either fully or partially . In contrast, sitting, involves taking the weight of the body, at least in part, on the buttocks against the ground or a horizontal object such as a chair seat...

    , a resting position where the weight of the body is on the feet.
  • Squat toilet
    Squat toilet
    A squat toilet is a toilet used by squatting, rather than sitting. There are several types of squat toilets, but they all consist essentially of a hole in the ground...

    , a toilet used by squatting rather than sitting
  • Squat (exercise)
    Squat (exercise)
    In strength training, the squat is a compound, full body exercise that trains primarily the muscles of the thighs, hips and buttocks, quads , hamstrings, as well as strengthening the bones, ligaments and insertion of the tendons throughout the lower body...

    , a lower-body exercise in strength and conditioning
  • Squatting (pastoral)
    Squatting (pastoral)
    In Australian history, a squatter was one who occupied a large tract of Crown land in order to graze livestock.  Initially often having no legal rights to the land, they gained its usage by being the first Europeans in the area....

    , Australian term referring to occupations of land
  • Squatter (game)
    Squatter (game)
    Squatter is a board game that was launched at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1962, invented by Robert C. Lloyd. With more than 500,000 games sold in Australia alone, it became the most successful board game ever developed in Australia...

    , a popular Australian board game
  • Squatter's rights, referring to the legal term adverse possession
    Adverse possession
    Adverse possession is a process by which premises can change ownership. It is a common law concept concerning the title to real property . By adverse possession, title to another's real property can be acquired without compensation, by holding the property in a manner that conflicts with the true...

  • Cybersquatting
    Cybersquatting , according to the United States federal law known as the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, is registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else...

     refers to registering Internet domain names similar to popular trademarks with the intent to extort the trademark holder
  • A species of Flanimal from the books Flanimals
    Flanimals is a children's book series written by comedian Ricky Gervais. The book, illustrated by Rob Steen, depicts a list of seemingly useless or inadequate animals, and their behaviour.The cover Flanimal is the Grundit...

     and More Flanimals
    More Flanimals
    More Flanimals is the sequel to Ricky Gervais' book Flanimals.Like Flanimals, the book features around 30 species of Flanimal, illustrated by Rob Steen, which make up their own imaginary ecosystem....

  • Squatters (TV Show), a US TV show
  • The alternate name of the titular character in Scott Adams' comic Plop: The Hairless Elbonian
    Plop: The Hairless Elbonian
    Plop: The Hairless Elbonian is an experimental spinoff of the Dilbert comic strip, both by Scott Adams. It follows the life of the titular Elbonian who, having absolutely no hair, is unusual in his country...

  • The squat effect
    Squat effect
    The squat effect is the hydrodynamic phenomenon by which a vessel moving quickly through shallow water creates an area of lowered pressure that causes the ship to be closer to the seabed than would otherwise be expected. This phenomenon is caused when water that should normally flow under the hull...

     in hydrodynamics
  • Squat (Warhammer 40,000), a race in the Warhammer 40,000
    Warhammer 40,000
    Warhammer 40,000 is a tabletop miniature wargame produced by Games Workshop, set in a dystopian science fantasy universe. Warhammer 40,000 was created by Rick Priestley in 1987 as the futuristic companion to Warhammer Fantasy Battle, sharing many game mechanics...

  • Squatting attack
    Squatting attack
    Squatting attack, in computer science, is a kind of DoS attack where a program interferes with another program through the use of shared synchronization objects in an unwanted or unexpected way....

    , a kind of computer attack
  • Squat also refers to the pitching motion of automobiles and bikes when under acceleration. i.e. rear end moves down, front end moves up.
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