\ ˈbat How to pronounce batt (audio) \

Definition of batt

: batting sense 2 also : an often square piece of batting

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Blanket insulation is available as batts or rolls, and is the easiest DIY insulation material. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "How to Choose the Attic Insulation Your Home Needs," 13 Jan. 2019 The house uses natural gas for cooking and back-up hot water. - Formaldehyde-free, superefficient fiberglass batt insulation from Johns Manville ( goes in behind walls and above ceilings for an airtight house. Carolyn Weber, ELLE Decor, "A Family Plan," 5 July 2012

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First Known Use of batt

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of batt was circa 1847

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