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bat

 
Noun bat has 5 senses
  1. bat, chiropteran - nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    --1 is a kind of placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal
    --1 is a member of Chiroptera, order Chiroptera
    --1 has parts: wing
    --1 has particulars: fruit bat, megabat; carnivorous bat, microbat
  2. bat, at-bat - (baseball) a turn batting; "he was at bat when it happened"; "he got 4 hits in 4 at-bats"
    --2 is a kind of turn, play
  3. squash racket, squash racquet, bat - a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    --3 is a kind of racket, racquet
    Derived form: verb bat1
  4. cricket bat, bat - a bat used in playing cricket
    --4 is a kind of cricket equipment
    --4 has parts: handle, grip, handgrip, hold
  5. bat - a club used for hitting a ball in various games
    --5 is a kind of
    club
    --5 has particulars: baseball bat, lumber; paddle
    Derived form: verb bat1
Verb bat has 5 senses
  1. bat - strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball"
    --1 is one way to
    hit
    Derived forms: noun bat3, noun bat5, noun batter1, noun batting1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. bat, flutter - wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids"
    --2 is one way to blink, wink, nictitate, nictate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. bat - have a turn at bat; "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"
    --3 is one way to
    hit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  4. bat - use a bat; "Who's batting?"
    --4 is one way to
    hit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick - beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
    --5 is one way to beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to bat his opponent
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