Definitions of bat:
  • noun:   (baseball) a turn batting
    Example: "He was at bat when it happened"
  • noun:   nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
  • noun:   a club used for hitting a ball in various games
  • noun:   a bat used in playing cricket
  • noun:   a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
  • verb:   wink briefly
    Example: "Bat one's eyelids"
  • verb:   beat thoroughly in a competition or fight
  • verb:   strike with, or as if with a baseball bat
    Example: "Bat the ball"
  • verb:   use a bat
    Example: "Who's batting?"
  • verb:   have a turn at bat
    Example: "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"

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