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Definition of "batting" []

  • The act of one who bats. (noun)
  • Cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber wadded into rolls or sheets, used for stuffing furniture and mattresses and for lining quilts. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "batting" in a sentence
  • "But resuming on 456-3, with the pitch flat, a man with a Test century to his name batting at nine and the Indian attack looking like a contradiction in terms, we could genuinely be looking at an England total in excess of 700."
  • "Oh yeah, people writing about other factors explaining the explosion in batting power numbers need to explain how those factors have been removed in the last few years."
  • "Albert Pujols, who leads the majors with 31 homers and 83 RBI and is third in batting average (.332), can become the first player since Hank Aaron in 1957 to lead his league in the Triple Crown categories at the All-Star break."