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Princeton's WordNet

  1. batchnoun

    all the loaves of bread baked at the same time

  2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wadnoun

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

  3. batch, clutchverb

    a collection of things or persons to be handled together

  4. batchverb

    batch together; assemble or process as a batch

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Batchnoun

    Etymology: from bake.

    The joiner puts the boards into ovens after the batch is drawn, or lays them in a warm stable. John Mortimer, Husbandry.

    Except he were of the same meal and batch. Ben Jonson.


  1. batch

    A batch refers to a specific quantity or group of items or tasks processed or produced together, or as a unit. It can be used in various contexts such as manufacturing, cooking, data processing, or pharmaceuticals. In all these contexts, batch typically means that these items or tasks are produced, processed, or handled collectively, as a set, at the same time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Batchverb

    the quantity of bread baked at one time

  2. Batchverb

    a quantity of anything produced at one operation; a group or collection of persons or things of the same kind; as, a batch of letters; the next batch of business


  1. Batch

    Batch was the second album by Orange County pop punk band Big Drill Car, which was released in 1991. It was the last studio recording with the classic original line-up, and their last album distributed by Cruz Records. The album is widely considered to be a great follow-up to their 1989 classic debut CD Type Thing, with many fans actually citing it as the best album Big Drill Car made. Like many Big Drill Car albums, Batch is currently out of print.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Batch

    bach, n. the quantity of bread baked or of anything made or got ready at one time: a set. [From Bake.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. batch

    1. Non-interactive. Hackers use this somewhat more loosely than the traditional technical definitions justify; in particular, switches on a normally interactive program that prepare it to receive non-interactive command input are often referred to as batch mode switches. A batch file is a series of instructions written to be handed to an interactive program running in batch mode. 2. Performance of dreary tasks all at one sitting. “I finally sat down in batch mode and wrote out checks for all those bills; I guess they'll turn the electricity back on next week...”

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  1. batch

    Song lyrics by batch -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by batch on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BATCH

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Batch is ranked #35147 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Batch surname appeared 641 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Batch.

    71.4% or 458 total occurrences were White.
    22% or 141 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 18 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.6% or 17 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of batch in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of batch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of batch in a Sentence

  1. Alpheus Mnculwane:

    I'm going to have an extra big batch to sell next month on Easter Friday.

  2. Guillaume Tresca:

    The latest batch of data from Europe was quite good, especially from Germany, so it's not really a surprise to see some acceleration of growth in Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, finally, maybe EM growth is slightly improving.

  3. Charles Schroeder:

    These natural materials are easily degradable and require precise and controlled conditions for storage, preparation, and transport, with even a slight perturbation in the environmental controls, a batch of biologics could degrade and become unusable.

  4. Gloria Mark:

    It's expected that there will be more of an immediate answer because you are expected to be on Slack all the time, with emails, people can turn it off. They can batch their emails where they just look at it two or three times a day. Because of the social component with Slack, it's harder to do that.

  5. Michael Seibel:

    We were able to do 50% more office hours with founders than an in-person batch. It turns out that all of that driving and parking and looking for meeting room just generated so much inefficiency.

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