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Synonyms for bat

club

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

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But the victors batted around in the fourth inning, stroking six hits and scoring six runs.
Modesto broke open a 6-1 game in the fifth, when they batted around in a three-run inning.
The scoring started early for the Surf as they batted around in the first inning, plating six runs.
They batted around in the fourth inning Wednesday but produced just three runs as Chone Figgins struck out and Garret Anderson flew out with the bases loaded against Lohse (5-8).
The Warriors finally broke the game open when they batted around in the sixth.
The Warriors batted around in the inning and had four extra-base hits in scoring four runs.
53 staff ERA, but were down 7-0 by the second inning, the first of three in which the Chancellors batted around.
The JetHawks broke the game open in the bottom of the sixth, when they batted around in a five-run inning.
He walked leading off a five-run inning in the bottom of the first, in which the JetHawks batted around, and hit a two-out single to right and scored on a Mike Thiessen double in the fourth, which made it 6-2.
Lancaster batted around in a six-run second, and a six-run sixth.
The JetHawks trailed 2-0 entering the eighth, when they batted around in a four-run inning highlighted by Nichols' two-run double.
The idea for ``Bruce'' - self-absorbed man decries God and then gets to be God - didn't originate with Shadyac, Oedekerk or Carrey, but when Shadyac read Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe's original screenplay, he saw it as a starting point to explore many of the issues he and his friends have batted around for the past 10 years.
Furmaniak was 5 for 6 with three doubles for Lake Elsinore (16-13), which had 23 hits (11 for extra bases), scored in all but two innings and batted around four times.
Texas batted around and tied the score on Ryan Christenson's two-run single.