What is Bat?

Bat definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Sports. the wooden club used in certain games, as baseball and cricket, to strike the ball.a racket, especially one used in badminton or table tennis.a whip used by a jockey.the act of using a club or racket in a game.the right or turn to use a club or racket.

a heavy stick, club, or cudgel.

Informal. a blow, as with a bat.
any fragment of brick or hardened clay.
Masonry. a brick cut transversely so as to leave one end whole.
British Slang. speed; rate of motion or progress, especially the pace of the stroke or step of a race.
Slang. a spree; binge: to go on a bat.
Ceramics. a sheet of gelatin or glue used in bat printing.a slab of moist clay.a ledge or shelf in a kiln.a slab of plaster for holding a piece being modeled or for absorbing excess water from slip.


verb (used with object), bat