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Synonyms for bat


Synonyms for bat

to open and close the eyes rapidly

Synonyms for bat

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

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

the club used in playing cricket

a club used for hitting a ball in various games

strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

wink briefly

have a turn at bat

use a bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

References in classic literature ?
After breakfast, while the Indians were making ready the canoes, Professor Bumper, who, in a previous visit to Central America, had become interested in the subject, made a brief examination of some of the dead bats.
Though if a sufficient number of these bats attacked a man at the same time, he would have small chance to escape alive.
The blood-sucking bats were comparatively few, and the migratory sort fewer still.
Key words: bat, Hoary Bat, interspecific aggression, Lasionycteris noctivagans, Lasiurus cinereus, rabies, Silver-haired Bat
The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) is honored to announce that Bat World Sanctuary in Weatherford, Texas has achieved GFAS Accreditation.
On July 28, 2012, KDPH was notified about potential mass bat contacts at a volunteer facility in eastern Kentucky that occurred before and during remediation efforts to rid the facility of bats.
It is still the preferred bat for the major leagues, accounting for 60 percent of wooden bats used today.
It is led by the UN's Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and the Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats (EUROBATS), and supported in the UK by the Bat Conservation Trust (BCT).
But the state Department of Fish and Wildlife says eight of Oregon's 15 native bat species are in trouble because of deforestation and loss of habitat, and if you saw a bat in Eugene on Halloween night, it would be a bad sign - for the bat.
The Sydney Morning Herald quoted Solomon as saying: "I was having lunch two days ago with the guy who makes his bat.
BLACK THURSDAY has struck once again, this time with the first exclusive look at the extraordinary black bats England cricketers will be using to smash and grab their share of EUR20million on November 1.
However, Jamie Terry of the Northboro Board of Health suggested if residents have bats in their house, they need to "talk with a professional about bat-proofing your home.
And they run an out-of-hours service for the National Bat Helpline, which offers free information and advice on bats, directly saving the lives of thousands of bats every year and providing help and education on bat issues to the public.
discovered the night-roaming bat in the Andes Mountains in Ecuador.
The tube-lipped nectar bat zaps out a skinny tongue that can extend a distance 1.