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Overview of noun bat

The noun bat has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bat, chiropteran

(nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate)

2. (1) bat, at-bat

((baseball) a turn trying to get a hit; "he was at bat when it happened"; "he got four hits in four at-bats")

3. squash racket, squash racquet, bat

(a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash)

4. cricket bat, bat

(the club used in playing cricket; "a cricket bat has a narrow handle and a broad flat end for hitting")

5. bat

(a club used for hitting a ball in various games)


Overview of verb bat

The verb bat has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (11) bat

(strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball")

2. (2) bat, flutter

(wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids")

3. bat

(have a turn at bat; "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez")

4. bat

(use a bat; "Who's batting?")

5. cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick

(beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!")

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