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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

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The Angels came right back in the bottom of the sixth, batting around to turn a one-run deficit into a three-run lead.
By the time the Cavaliers (11-10, 3-4) finished batting around in the bottom of the third, Spottiswood had a 6-0 cushion.
After batting around in the fourth, the Rangers did it again in the fifth, chasing starter Mickey Callaway to lead 8-4.
LANCASTER - For most teams at the professional level, batting around in an inning is a noteworthy accomplishment.
But batting around in an inning has become almost commonplace for the JetHawks, who have done so 27 times this season.
It hasn't helped that outfielder Jeromy Burnitz, one of the league's top run producers the past few years, has been batting around .
The JetHawks (27-16) struck early, batting around in a five-run outburst in the top of the first highlighted by Terrmel Sledge's two-run triple.
The idea for the store - which had its ``soft'' opening April 14 and grand opening May 2 - came after mother and daughter had spent some time about a year ago batting around one business idea after another.