Information about English word BAT
Definitions of BAT
- Any of the flying mammals of the order Chiroptera, usually small and nocturnal, insectivorous or frugivorous.
- An old woman.
- A club made of wood or aluminium used for striking the ball in sports such as baseball, softball and cricket.
- A turn at hitting the ball with a bat in a game.
- The piece of wood on which the spinner places the coins and then uses for throwing them.<ref>Sidney J. Baker, The Australian Language, second edition, 1966, chapter XI section 3, page 242</ref>
- Shale or bituminous shale.
- A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
- A part of a brick with one whole end. <!--see brickbat-->
- A stroke; a sharp blow.
- A stroke of work.
- Rate of motion; speed.
- A spree; a jollification.
- Manner; rate; condition; state of health.
- To hit with a bat or (figuratively) as if with a bat.
- To take a turn at hitting a ball with a bat in sports like cricket, baseball and softball, as opposed to fielding.
- To strike or swipe as though with a bat.
- To flutter
- To wink.
- To bate or flutter, as a hawk.
- To flit quickly from place to place.
- A packsaddle.
- : a principle applying to regulations on limiting pollutant discharges.
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