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noun as in a hit with a solid object

verb as in hit with a solid object

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Example Sentences

We can’t hear things that dogs can hear, we can’t see things that bats can see.

When Lou Brock, who died Sunday at age 81, came up to bat, I booed him because, well, he was on the other team.

From Fortune

He and his team located three bat colonies, each with 200 or more bats, and smeared the backs of 20 to 60 animals in each colony with a gel containing a biomarker that made their hair fluoresce if they ingested it.

Upon the animal’s return to its colony, other bats would groom it and get exposed to the vaccine too.

That’s because these digital titles have the existing audiences from their other verticals that the new vertical can appeal to off the bat.

From Digiday

Instead, he gives his very best effort and tries to win the World Series with a single swing of his bat.

Right off the bat, papyrologist Brice C. Jones noted that something was awry.

It can be really good if somebody is an amazing talent right off the bat or it can highlight your flaws.

But she was very abusive to the girls, with punishments ranging from being called ugly to getting beaten with a baseball bat.

As a result, many bat species are finding their homes and food sources gone.

After a few seconds of listening Bat nodded vigorously, and closed the door.

When the first sunbeam gleamed through the window of Bat's tiny kitchen, I arose, pulled on my boots and went to feed my horse.

A little later Bat spread a bed for me on the kitchen floor, and I turned in.

He's very tall an' gran', an' w'ars fine close, an' han's is white as a cotton bat, but his eyes doan set right in his head.

Black Hood sprang out from the pole, swooped down upon the messenger like a huge black bat.


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On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bat, such as: sock, bang, belt, blow, bop, and crack.

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