noun Date: 1773 1. a. the action of one who bats b. the use of or ability with a bat 2. layers or sheets of raw cotton or wool or of synthetic fibrous material used for lining quilts or for stuffing or packaging; also a blanket of thermal insulation (as fiberglass)

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  • Batting — may refer to: *Batting (baseball), the act of attempting to hit a ball thrown by the pitcher with a baseball bat, in order to score runs *Batting (cricket), the act of defending one s wicket with the cricket bat while attempting to score runs… …   Wikipedia

  • Batting — Bat ting, n. 1. The act of one who bats; the management of a bat in playing games of ball. Mason. [1913 Webster] 2. Cotton in sheets, prepared for use in making quilts, etc.; as, cotton batting. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • batting — sheets of cotton fiber, 1875, variant of obsolete bat felted mass of fur, wool, etc., from BAT (Cf. bat) (n.1), on notion of beaten fabric …   Etymology dictionary

  • batting — [bat′iŋ; ] for 2, usually [ bat′ n] n. 1. the action of a person who bats, as in baseball ☆ 2. [see BATT] cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber wadded into sheets and used in bandages, quilts, quilted garments, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Batting — Bat Bat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Batted} (b[a^]t t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Batting}.] To strike or hit with a bat or a pole; to cudgel; to beat. Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • batting — noun Batting is used before these nouns: ↑average, ↑coach, ↑order, ↑practice, ↑stance, ↑title …   Collocations dictionary

  • batting — n. 1 the action of hitting with a bat. 2 cotton wadding prepared in sheets for use in quilts etc. Phrases and idioms: batting order the order in which people act or take their turn, esp. of batsmen in cricket …   Useful english dictionary

  • batting — /bat ing/, n. 1. the act or manner of using a bat in a game of ball. 2. cotton, wool, or synthetic fibers in batts or sheets, used as filling for quilts or bedcovers. [1605 15; BAT1 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • batting — noun a) cotton, wool, silk or synthetic material used to stuff the inside of a mattress, quilt etc b) special cotton for surgery …   Wiktionary

  • Batting — This unusual name has two possible origins, both from old personal names. The first and most generally applicable to bearers of the modern day surname is a diminutive form of the medieval given name Battle , itself a diminutive of Bartholomew ,… …   Surnames reference

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