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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 NCAA has issued a change in approved bats for games, stating that a metal bat used in play must be BBCOR (Bali-Bat Coefficient of Restitution) tested and certified as of January 1,2011 (NCAA, 2008).
Conversely, he found that while pups are generally attracted to the sonar "echolocation" calls used by adult bats for in-flight navigation, they cannot discriminate their mother's echolocation call from that of an unrelated adult.
The Baum Hitting Machine at the University of Massachusetts was the only machine licensed to certify metal or composite bats for collegiate play by the National College Athletic Association under controversial rules developed in 1999.
Toluca is thought to be the first youth league in the country to ban aluminum bats for safety reasons.