I'm reading about
find and for one of the tests (-cnewer file) it reads:
File's status was last changed more recently than file was modified.
What is the file's status? It's obviously a date, but in general what does it mean?
In the context of
find, "status" means "inode".
So it referring to the time when the inode of the file was last changed.
Also read about inodes to get a grasp of what are these and what they contain.