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  Definition of bat
  1. (baseball) a turn batting; "he was at bat when it happened"; "he got 4 hits in 4 at-bats"
  2. nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
  3. a club used for hitting a ball in various games
  4. a bat used in playing cricket
  5. a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
  6. wink briefly; "bat one''s eyelids"
  7. beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
  8. strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball"
  9. use a bat; "Who''s batting?"
  10. have a turn at bat; "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"
Similar Words: at-bat, chiropteran, cricket bat, squash racket, squash racquet, flutter, clobber, drub, thrash, lick

 

Hyponyms: fruit bat, megabat, carnivorous bat, microbat, baseball bat, lumber, paddle, switch-hit

 

Grouped Verbs: thrash, thresh, lam, flail

 

Member Meronyms: Chiroptera, order Chiroptera

 

Derivational Morphology: thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping, squash racket, squash racquet, batter, hitter, slugger, batsman, batting

 

Anagrams: tab

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: kolf and vlêrmuis   Albanian: lakuriq  
Belarusian: лятучая мыш   Bosnian: slijepi miš  
Bulgarian: прилеп   Catalan: muricec  
Chinese: 球棒 and 蝙蝠   Croatian: šišmiš  
Danish: flagermus   Dutch: slaghout and vleermuis  
Esperanto: vesperto   Estonian: nahkhiir  
Finnish: lepakko and maila   French: bâton and chauve-souris  
Frisian: flearmûs   Galician: morcego  
German: Fledermaus and Schläger   Greek: νυχτερίδα  
Hungarian: denevér   Icelandic: kylfa and leðurblaka  
Indonesian: kelelawar   Interlingua: bat and vespertilion  
Italian: pipistrello   Japanese: バット and 蝙蝠  
Korean: 박쥐 and 방망이   Latin: vespertilio  
Lithuanian: šikšnosparnis   Macedonian: лилjак  
Maltese: farfett il-lejl   Norwegian: balltre and flaggermus  
Polish: nietoperz   Portuguese: bastão and morcego  
Romanian: liliac   Russian: бита and летучая мышь  
Serbian: слепи миш   Slovak: netopier  
Slovene: netopir   Spanish: bate and murciélago  
Swedish: fladdermus and slagträ   Telugu: గబ్బిలం  
Turkish: yarasa   Ukrainian: кажан  
Welsh: bat and ystlum  
 
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