noun. ['ˈbætən'] a strip fixed to something to hold it firm.
Rhymes with Batten
Sentences with batten
1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure from top of the batten to the bottom of the window.
2. Verb, past participle
The pantile roof tiles will be nailed to the batten by the projecting nib on the back.
There will be a batten strip for every tile layer.
4. Verb, base form
We knew it was time to batten down the hatches.”
noun. ['ˈbætən'] stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber.
verb. ['ˈbætən'] furnish with battens.
- batten down
verb. ['ˈbætən'] secure with battens.
- beef up