Tat or TAT may refer to:

in ethnology:

  • Tat people (Iran), an Iranian ethnic group from Iran
    • Tati language (Iran), a Northwestern Iranian language
  • Tat people (Caucasus), an Iranian ethnic group from the Caucasus
    • Tat language (Caucasus), a Southwestern Iranian language
  • Juhuri language, the Jewish Tat language
  • A sub-group of Crimean Tatars

in aviation:

  • Total air temperature, sometimes referred to as Stagnation Temperature
  • TAT European Airlines, a former French regional airline
  • Transportes Aéreos de Timor, a former Portuguese–Timorese airline
  • Transcontinental Air Transport, a former US airline
  • The IATA Airport code of Poprad-Tatry Airport

in geography:

  • Tát, a Hungarian village
  • Tat Ali, an Ethiopian volcano

in medicine:

  • Thematic Apperception Test, a projective psychological test
  • Tat (HIV), Trans-Activator of Transcription, HIV protein
  • Twin-arginine translocation pathway, cellular protein export pathway
  • Tapas Acupressure Technique


  • Tat (consumer item classification) British colloquial term
  • Turnaround time
  • Tat Bank, a bank based in Tehran, Iran
  • Tat Wood, a British author
  • Die Tat, a former magazine
  • Transatlantic telephone cable
  • Research In Motion, formerly The Astonishing Tribe, a Swedish company
  • TAT, a female fronted punk/rock band from London, England
  • Tat Tvam Asi, a Hindu philosophical concept
  • Tattoo
  • TAT, an abbreviation for actress Tiffani Amber Thiessen
  • Tat is a son and disciple of Hermes Trismegistus.

Famous quotes containing the word tat:

    Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of coloured hair, écru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)