Bat

Definition of Bat

Pronunciation: băt´tĕd
n.1.
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.
Silent bats in drowsy clusters cling.
- Goldsmith.
Bat tick
(Zool.) a wingless, dipterous insect of the genus Nycteribia, parasitic on bats.
1.Same as Tical, n., 1.

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