Associations to the word «Batting»
BATTING, noun. (sewing) cotton, wool, silk or synthetic material used to stuff the inside of a mattress, quilt etc
BATTING, noun. Special cotton for surgery.
BATTING, noun. The act of someone who bats
BATTING, verb. Present participle of bat
BATTING AVERAGE, noun. (cricket) A statistical estimation of the scoring ability of a batsman; equal to the total number of runs scored divided by the number of times out.
BATTING AVERAGE, noun. (baseball) A statistical estimation of the hitting ability of a batter; equal to the number of hits divided by the number of official at-bats. Normally expressed as a real number instead of an average despite the name.
BATTING AVERAGES, noun. Plural of batting average
BATTING AWAY, verb. Present participle of bat away
BATTING FOR BOTH SIDES, verb. Present participle of bat for both sides
BATTING GLOVE, noun. (cricket) Each of a pair of protective gloves worn by a batsman to prevent damage to the fingers and hands
BATTING GLOVES, noun. (cricket, usually plural) plural of batting glove
BATTING IN, verb. Present participle of bat in
BATTING ORDER, noun. (cricket) (baseball) (softball) The sequence in which a side's batsmen go in to bat.
BATTING ORDERS, noun. Plural of batting order
BATTING OUT, verb. Present participle of bat out
BATTING, noun. (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base.
BATTING, noun. Stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber.
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