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a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir

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a short stout club used primarily by policemen

a short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority

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a hollow metal rod that is wielded or twirled by a drum major or drum majorette

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a hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race

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Its been right across the globe and finally the Queens Baton is in Queensland in the lead-up to the Games, she said.
Gen Arif said POA has arranged a number of programmes to mark the arrival and stay of Queen Baton in the provincial metropolis which is a historic moment in country's sports.
The baton will come to Flintshire first, arriving at Mold's Theatr Clwyd at 5.
Cheering onlookers watched as the baton was passed among dozens of carriers as it made its way towards the final Welsh stop, at Dolwyddelan Castle, on Friday.
The 1958 silver-gilt and enamel baton was designed by Cardiff jeweller Colonel Roy Crouch, chairman of the Games' Medals Committee.
Barrowman yelled "Scotland" as he took the baton from fellow bearer Alison Young - before giving her a hug.
Also carrying the baton yesterday were John Robertson, a key volunteer for the Highland Facilitator Team, a charity that supports young people with autism and learning difficulties.
He said: "We're honoured to have Jonathan Edwards, a Commonwealth Games hero, carrying the baton for Newcastle.
According to Ioannidis, Cyprus will be the 60th country globally and the first European one that will welcome the baton.
The 34-year-old athlete from Cramlington will join Shannon Tyler, 17, a young volunteer from Blyth, and Zac Allin, 16, an athlete from Prudhoe, in carrying the baton when it arrives in Alnwick on June13.
Standing in the shadow of Buckingham Palace and with the Duke of Edinburgh by her side the Queen sent her baton on its epic trip of more than 120,000 miles.
Jeffries has practiced family medicine in the Baton Rouge area for more than 35 years and has served in various roles including President of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians and Chief of Family Medicine for Baton Rouge General.
As we continue to move away from traditional tape based mastering, Baton has become an integral part of our automated delivery workflows for broadcast and non-linear platforms," adds Ken Brady.
It started at the prestigious European Brass Band Championships on May 6, but Scissett Youth Band will be the first in the UK to pass the baton this weekend.
I prefer to use a spliced baton - two lengths of baton each with one edge cut at a 45 degree angle.