Pronunciation: băt´tĕd
1.A large stick; a club; specifically, a piece of wood with one end thicker or broader than the other, used in playing baseball, cricket, etc.
2.In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket.
3.A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
4.A part of a brick with one whole end; a brickbat.
5.(Mining) Shale or bituminous shale.
6.A stroke; a sharp blow.
7.A stroke of work.
8.Rate of motion; speed.
9.A spree; a jollification.
10.Manner; rate; condition; state of health.
Bat bolt
(Machinery) a bolt barbed or jagged at its butt or tang to make it hold the more firmly.
- Knight.
v. t.1.To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.
[imp. & p. p. Batted (băt"tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Batting.]
v. i.1.To use a bat, as in a game of baseball; when used with a numerical postmodifier it indicates a baseball player's performance (as a decimal) at bat; as, he batted .270 in 1993 (i.e. he got safe hits in 27 percent of his official turns at bat).
v. t. & i.1.To bate or flutter, as a hawk.
2.To wink.
n.1.(Zool.) One of the Chiroptera, an order of flying mammals, in which the wings are formed by a membrane stretched between the elongated fingers, legs, and tail. The common bats are small and insectivorous. See Chiroptera and Vampire.
Bat tick
(Zool.) a wingless, dipterous insect of the genus Nycteribia, parasitic on bats.
1.Same as Tical, n., 1.
Noun1.Batbat - nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
Synonyms: chiropteran
2.bat - (baseball) a turn batting; "he was at bat when it happened"; "he got 4 hits in 4 at-bats"
Synonyms: at-bat
3.bat - a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
4.bat - a bat used in playing cricket
Synonyms: cricket bat
5.bat - a club used for hitting a ball in various games
Verb1.bat - strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball"
2.bat - wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids"
Synonyms: flutter
3.bat - have a turn at bat; "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"
4.bat - use a bat; "Who's batting?"
5.bat - beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
Synonyms: drub, lick, clobber, thrash
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