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ˈbæt ɪŋbat·ting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. battingnoun

    (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base

  2. batting, battennoun

    stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber

Wiktionary

  1. battingnoun

    cotton, wool, silk or synthetic material used to stuff the inside of a mattress, quilt etc

  2. battingnoun

    special cotton for surgery.

  3. battingnoun

    the act of someone who bats

Webster Dictionary

  1. Batting

    of Bat

  2. Battingnoun

    the act of one who bats; the management of a bat in playing games of ball

  3. Battingnoun

    cotton in sheets, prepared for use in making quilts, etc.; as, cotton batting

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  1. Batting

    In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket. A player who is currently batting is denoted as a batsman, while the act of hitting the ball is called a shot or stroke. The terms batsman or specialist batsman are also used generically to describe players who specialise in batting. During an innings two members of the batting side are on the pitch at any time: the one facing the current delivery from the bowler is denoted the striker, while the other is the non-striker. When a batsman is out, he is replaced by a teammate. This continues until the end of the innings or 10 of the team members are out, whereupon the other team gets a turn to bat. Batting tactics and strategy vary depending on the type of match being played as well as the current state of play. The main concerns for the batsmen are not to lose their wicket and to score as many runs as quickly as possible. These objectives generally conflict - to score quickly, risky shots must be played, increasing the chance that the batsman will be dismissed. Depending on the situation, batsmen may forgo attempts at run-scoring in an effort to preserve their wicket, or may attempt to score runs as quickly as possible with scant concern for the possibility of being dismissed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of batting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of batting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of batting in a Sentence

  1. Victoria Haller:

    He was a gorgeous, gorgeous boy, and he could really get what he wanted just by batting those long eyelashes and looking at you with those big blue eyes. You really couldn't say no to him.

  2. Dean Elgar:

    It was a convincing win for us, but we know there are a few red flags going into the second one. I think despite scoring 600-runs, we shouldn’t take the hard work of batting for granted. It was a good effort, but we are aware we faced a bowling attack hit by injuries.

  3. Mario Lopez:

    Everyones pretty much been cooped up in their home for the last couple of weeks. I think now more than ever since we dont know when this is going to end, we need to stay active, not just for your physical health but for your mental health, that gazelle right there? My boy, Mark, were staying six feet away. This place were at right now we have completely to ourselves. It is sanitized, disinfected, we did a heck of a workout F45 style. Homie brought me the batting gloves. Were good to go.

  4. Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

    I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat. What I seek is the highest possible batting average.

  5. Victoria Haller:

    He was really the light of the room. he was a gorgeous, gorgeous boy, and he could really get what he wanted just by batting those long eyelashes and looking at you with those big blue eyes. You really couldn't say no to him.

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