batting

noun bat·ting \ ˈba-tiŋ \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of batting

1 a : the action of one who bats
b : the use of or ability with a bat
2 : layers or sheets of raw cotton or wool or of synthetic fibrous material used for lining quilts or for stuffing or packaging; also : a blanket of thermal insulation (such as fiberglass)

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First Known Use of batting

1611


BATTING Defined for Kids

batting

noun bat·ting \ ˈba-tiŋ \

Definition of batting for Students

: sheets of soft material (as cotton or wool) used mostly for stuffing quilts or packaging goods


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