meaning of bat

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.
Shale or bituminous shale.
A sheet of cotton used for filling quilts or comfortables; batting.
A part of a brick with one whole end.
To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat.
To use a bat, as in a game of baseball.
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.
A mode of printing on glazed ware.
baseball a turn batting; "he was at bat when it happened"; "he got 4 hits in 4 ">at-bats"

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