What does Baton mean?

Definitions for Baton
bəˈtɒn, bæ-, ˈbæt nba·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baton, wandnoun

    a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir

  2. truncheon, nightstick, baton, billy, billystick, billy clubnoun

    a short stout club used primarily by policemen

  3. batonnoun

    a short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority

  4. batonnoun

    a hollow metal rod that is wielded or twirled by a drum major or drum majorette

  5. batonnoun

    a hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race

Wiktionary

  1. batonnoun

    A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal

  2. batonnoun

    The stick of a conductor in musical performances.

  3. batonnoun

    An object transferred by runners in a relay race.

  4. batonnoun

    A short stout club used primarily by policemen.

  5. batonnoun

    An abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy. (Also spelled batune, baston).

  6. batonverb

    To strike with a baton.

  7. Etymology: From bâton.

Wikipedia

  1. BATON

    BATON is a Type 1 block cipher in use since at least 1995 by the United States government to secure classified information. While the BATON algorithm itself is secret (as is the case with all algorithms in the NSA's Suite A), the public PKCS#11 standard includes some general information about how it is used. It has a 320-bit key and uses a 128-bit block in most modes, and also supports a 96-bit electronic codebook mode. 160 bits of the key are checksum material. It supports a "shuffle" mode of operation, like the NSA cipher JUNIPER. It may use up to 192 bits as an initialization vector, regardless of the block size.In response to a Senate question about encrypted video links, the NSA said that BATON could be used for encryption at speeds higher than those possible with Skipjack.

ChatGPT

  1. baton

    A baton is a thin rod or stick, often cylindrical in shape, used for various purposes. In music, it's used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir. In sports such as relay races, it's passed from one runner to another. In law enforcement, it's used as a less lethal weapon for self-defense or controlling suspects. It can also refer to a symbolic staff passed on in a ceremonial context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Batonnoun

    a staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances

  2. Batonnoun

    an ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; -- called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister

Wikidata

  1. BATON

    BATON is a Type 1 block cipher in use since at least 1995 by the United States government to secure classified information. While the BATON algorithm itself is secret, the public PKCS#11 standard includes some general information about how it is used. It has a 320-bit key and uses a 128-bit block in most modes, and also supports a 96-bit electronic codebook mode. 160 bits of the key are checksum material. It supports a "shuffle" mode of operation, like the NSA cipher JUNIPER. It may use up to 192 bits as an initialization vector, regardless of the block size. In response to a Senate question about encrypted video links, NSA said that BATON could be used for encryption at speeds higher than those possible with Skipjack.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. baton

    A club used of old by authority. (See BATOON.)

  2. baton

    A staff, truncheon, or badge of military honour for field-marshals. A term in heraldry. Also, batoons of St. Paul, the fossil spines of echini, found in Malta and elsewhere.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. baton

    A truncheon borne by generals in the French army, and afterwards by the marshals of other nations. Henry III. of France before he ascended the throne was made generalissimo of the army of his brother Charles IX., and received the baton as the mark of the high command, 1569.

  2. baton

    A staff used by drum-majors of foot regiments.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BATON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Baton is ranked #57781 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Baton surname appeared 352 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Baton.

    71.5% or 252 total occurrences were White.
    11.9% or 42 total occurrences were Black.
    5.9% or 21 total occurrences were Asian.
    5.6% or 20 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.1% or 11 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.7% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Baton in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Baton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Baton in a Sentence

  1. Brandon Marsh:

    It’s fun seeing him getting pitched in the zone and getting walked, not intentionally walked, i can’t take any credit. I’m just up there trying to pass the baton, and Shohei Ohtani definitely did his part.

  2. Dennis Grimes:

    The only way John Ritter're going to stop someone from killing themselves is if there's an officer there monitoring them 24/7, and East Baton Rouge's just not possible.

  3. John Podesta:

    He knows he's passing the baton.

  4. Shandi Finnessey:

    I have trained a lot of these girls for the USA pageant and they were so excited to share this experience with friends and family who would fly to Baton Rouge to watch them.

  5. Chris Weston:

    The market is front-running the idea that we're going to see the case count dissipate, the baton is now being firmly handed over to the reality of the situation in economic data.

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Translations for Baton

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  • палка, жезъл, щафета, диригентска палкаBulgarian
  • porra, batuta, testimoniCatalan, Valencian
  • taktovka, kolíkCzech
  • TaktstockGerman
  • σκυτάλη, γκλομπ, μπαγκέταGreek
  • porra, batutaSpanish
  • bastardijänne, viestikapula, kapula, tahtipuikko, keppi, pamputtaa, komentosauva, sauva, pamppuFinnish
  • bâton, relai, relais, matraque, frapper avec une vergeFrench
  • pentunganIndonesian
  • bacchetta, testimone, manganelloItalian
  • 指揮棒, 警棒Japanese
  • ដំបងKhmer
  • 경봉Korean
  • dirigento lazdelėLithuanian
  • nūjiņa, zizlisLatvian
  • палка, пендрек, штафетна палка, штафетаMacedonian
  • stokjeDutch
  • pałka, batuta, pałeczkaPolish
  • cassetete, testemunho, bastãoPortuguese
  • дубинка, эстафетная палочка, жезл, дирижёрская палочка, эстафета, палочка, палкаRussian
  • dirigentpinne, batong, stav, stafettpinneSwedish
  • กระบองThai

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