Associations to the word «Baton»

Pictures for the word «Baton»

Wiktionary

BATON, noun. A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal
BATON, noun. (music) The stick of a conductor in musical performances.
BATON, noun. (sports) An object transferred by runners in a relay race.
BATON, noun. (US) A short stout club used primarily by policemen; a truncheon (UK).
BATON, noun. (heraldiccharge) An abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy. (Also spelled batune, baston).
BATON, noun. (heraldiccharge) A riband with the ends cut off, resembling a baton, as shown on a coat of arms.
BATON, verb. To strike with a baton.
BÂTON, noun. Alternative form of baton
BATON ROUGE, proper noun. A city that is the capital of the state of Louisiana in the United States.
BATON SINISTER, noun. (heraldry) A kind of bend sinister, in which a narrow strip extends from the lower left to the upper right of the shield in a coat of arms but does not extend to the edges of the shield.

Dictionary definition

BATON, noun. A thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir.
BATON, noun. A short stout club used primarily by policemen.
BATON, noun. A short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority.
BATON, noun. A hollow metal rod that is wielded or twirled by a drum major or drum majorette.
BATON, noun. A hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race.

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