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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 key when leading off third base is: Watch the pitch into the contact zone and then watch it come off the bat.
The ball squirted off the bat of Nomar Garciaparra and started a slow roll up the first-base line.
It also gives people the option right off the bat, `Oh, if I don't like it, I can always get it taken off,"' Magnante said.
Right off the bat, they were very willing to work with us through the refinance process," said Chang, adding that her loan application arrived the day after she made the preliminary call to East Bay.
Ponce also came through with her glove in the ninth to end a San Fernando threat, making an inning-ending diving stab on a line drive in foul territory off the bat of Krystal Cordova with the go-ahead run at second.
Right off the bat we see our officers filing reports from the field and being able to look up critical information without ever having to leave the scene.
You think of the greatest, especially Mexican champions, and Marco doesn't come to your mind right off the bat.
Right off the bat, the bank discovered 17 matches on its customer list, all of which were disregarded using methods such as mismatching birth dates.