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Bat meaning

bat - 16 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( baseball) a turn batting; " he was at bat when it happened"; " he got 4 hits in 4 at- bats"
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Shale or bituminous shale.
  4. 4. A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
  5. 5. A part of a brick with one whole end.
  6. 6. To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.
  7. 7. To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
  8. 8. One of the Cheiroptera, 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 Cheiroptera and Vampire.
  9. 9. Same as Tical, n., 1.
  10. 10. To bate or flutter, as a hawk.
  11. 11. To wink.
  12. 12. In badminton, tennis, and similar games, a racket.
  13. 13. Rate of motion; speed.
  14. 14. A spree; a jollification.
  15. 15. Manner; rate; condition; state of health.
  16. 16. A club for striking a ball; a small, flying quadruped.

bat - examples of usage

  1. But Liza could not be left alone long, several boys came along with a bat and a ball, and fixed upon the road just in front of her for their pitch. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. I should like to start something- something off one's own bat- that's what I should like. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. A sudden turn of my head, when a bat struck my cheek, sent them all off in a panic to the open ocean. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
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