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batch 1

 (băch)
n.
1. An amount produced at one baking: a batch of cookies.
2. A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation: made a batch of cookie dough; mixed a batch of cement.
3. A group of persons or things: a batch of tourists; a whole new batch of problems.
4. Computers A set of data or jobs to be processed in a single program run.
tr.v. batched, batch·ing, batch·es
To assemble or process as a batch.

[Middle English bache, probably from Old English *bæcce, from bacan, to bake.]

batch 2

 (băch)
n. & v. Informal
Variant of bach.

batch

(bætʃ)
n
1. a group or set of usually similar objects or people, esp if sent off, handled, or arriving at the same time
2. (Cookery) the bread, cakes, etc, produced at one baking
3. the amount of a material needed for an operation
4. (Cookery) Also called: batch loaf a tall loaf having a close texture and a thick crust on the top and bottom, baked as part of a batch: the sides of each loaf are greased so that they will pull apart after baking to have pale crumby sides; made esp in Scotland and Ireland. Compare pan loaf
vb (tr)
5. (Computer Science) to group (items) for efficient processing
6. to handle by batch processing
[C15 bache; related to Old English bacan to bake; compare Old English gebæc batch, German Gebäck]

batch

(bætʃ) or

bach

vb
1. (intr) (of a man) to do his own cooking and housekeeping
2. to live alone

batch1

(bætʃ)
n.
1. a quantity or number coming at one time or taken together; group; lot: a batch of prisoners.
2. the quantity of bread, dough, etc., made at one baking: a batch of cookies.
3. the quantity of material prepared or required for one operation: to mix a batch of concrete.
4. a group of jobs, data, programs, or commands treated as a unit for computer processing.
5.
a. a quantity of raw materials mixed in proper proportions and prepared for fusion into glass.
b. the material so mixed.
v.t.
6. to combine, mix, or process in a batch.
[1400–50; late Middle English bache, akin to bacan to bake]

batch2

(bætʃ)

n., v.

Batch

 a group or collection of persons or things of the same kind, taken or made at the same time. See also lot, sort.
Examples: batch of beers [a brewing], 1713; of bread [quantity baked at one time], 1461; of letters [usually a bundle] 1782; of notes; of politics, 1840; of prize money, 1838; of soup, 1878; of visitors, 1793.

batch


Past participle: batched
Gerund: batching

Imperative
batch
batch
Present
I batch
you batch
he/she/it batches
we batch
you batch
they batch
Preterite
I batched
you batched
he/she/it batched
we batched
you batched
they batched
Present Continuous
I am batching
you are batching
he/she/it is batching
we are batching
you are batching
they are batching
Present Perfect
I have batched
you have batched
he/she/it has batched
we have batched
you have batched
they have batched
Past Continuous
I was batching
you were batching
he/she/it was batching
we were batching
you were batching
they were batching
Past Perfect
I had batched
you had batched
he/she/it had batched
we had batched
you had batched
they had batched
Future
I will batch
you will batch
he/she/it will batch
we will batch
you will batch
they will batch
Future Perfect
I will have batched
you will have batched
he/she/it will have batched
we will have batched
you will have batched
they will have batched
Future Continuous
I will be batching
you will be batching
he/she/it will be batching
we will be batching
you will be batching
they will be batching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been batching
you have been batching
he/she/it has been batching
we have been batching
you have been batching
they have been batching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been batching
you will have been batching
he/she/it will have been batching
we will have been batching
you will have been batching
they will have been batching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been batching
you had been batching
he/she/it had been batching
we had been batching
you had been batching
they had been batching
Conditional
I would batch
you would batch
he/she/it would batch
we would batch
you would batch
they would batch
Past Conditional
I would have batched
you would have batched
he/she/it would have batched
we would have batched
you would have batched
they would have batched

batch


Past participle: batched
Gerund: batching

Imperative
batch
batch
Present
I batch
you batch
he/she/it batches
we batch
you batch
they batch
Preterite
I batched
you batched
he/she/it batched
we batched
you batched
they batched
Present Continuous
I am batching
you are batching
he/she/it is batching
we are batching
you are batching
they are batching
Present Perfect
I have batched
you have batched
he/she/it has batched
we have batched
you have batched
they have batched
Past Continuous
I was batching
you were batching
he/she/it was batching
we were batching
you were batching
they were batching
Past Perfect
I had batched
you had batched
he/she/it had batched
we had batched
you had batched
they had batched
Future
I will batch
you will batch
he/she/it will batch
we will batch
you will batch
they will batch
Future Perfect
I will have batched
you will have batched
he/she/it will have batched
we will have batched
you will have batched
they will have batched
Future Continuous
I will be batching
you will be batching
he/she/it will be batching
we will be batching
you will be batching
they will be batching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been batching
you have been batching
he/she/it has been batching
we have been batching
you have been batching
they have been batching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been batching
you will have been batching
he/she/it will have been batching
we will have been batching
you will have been batching
they will have been batching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been batching
you had been batching
he/she/it had been batching
we had been batching
you had been batching
they had been batching
Conditional
I would batch
you would batch
he/she/it would batch
we would batch
you would batch
they would batch
Past Conditional
I would have batched
you would have batched
he/she/it would have batched
we would have batched
you would have batched
they would have batched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.batch - all the loaves of bread baked at the same timebatch - all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
2.batch - (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extentbatch - (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
deluge, flood, inundation, torrent - an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
haymow - a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
3.batch - a collection of things or persons to be handled togetherbatch - a collection of things or persons to be handled together
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
schmear, schmeer, shmear - (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together; "he bought the whole schmeer"
Verb1.batch - batch togetherbatch - batch together; assemble or process as a batch
group - arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"

batch

noun group, set, lot, crowd, pack, collection, quantity, bunch, accumulation, assortment, consignment, assemblage, aggregation the current batch of trainee priests

batch

noun
A number of individuals making up or considered a unit:
Translations
كميّه، دُفْعَةٌ مِن
balíkdávkavárka
bundtportion
eräjoukkosarja
egy sütet
samsafn, slatti, sending, hópur
partijasiunta
cepiensgrupažūksnis
şarjă
várka
kupsveženj

batch

[bætʃ]
A. N
1. [of goods etc] → lote m, remesa f; [of papers] → pila f; [of people] → grupo m; [of bread] → hornada f
2. (Comput) → lote m
B. CPD batch file N (Comput) → fichero m BAT
batch mode N (Comput) in batch modeen tratamiento por lotes
batch processing N (Comput) → tratamiento m por lotes
batch production N (Ind) → producción f por lotes

batch

[ˈbætʃ ˈbætʃ] n
[bread] → fournée f
[papers] → liasse f
[letters] → paquet m
(= group) [applicants, trainees] → contingent m
[work] → monceau m
[goods] → lot mbatch processing n (COMPUTING)traitement m par lot

batch

n (of people)Schwung m (inf); (of loaves)Schub m; (of prisoners, recruits also)Trupp m; (of things dispatched also)Sendung f, → Ladung f; (of letters, books, work also)Stoß m, → Stapel m; (of dough, concrete etc)Ladung f

batch

(Comput):
batch command
nBatchbefehl m
batch file
nStapeldatei f, → Batchdatei f
batch job
nStapelverarbeitung f
batch processing
nStapelverarbeitung f, → Batchbetrieb m

batch

[bætʃ] n (of applicants, letters) → gruppo; (of work) → sezione f; (of goods) → partita, lotto; (of recruits) → contingente m; (of bread) → infornata; (of papers) → cumulo

batch

(bӕtʃ) noun
a number of things made, delivered etc, all at one time. a batch of bread; The letters were sent out in batches.
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes her family were invited in to help eat up a too bounteous feast of successes, or Lotty would be privately dispatched with a batch of failures, which were to be concealed from all eyes in the convenient stomachs of the little Hummels.
She had absolutely no taste in dress, and wore a batch of rusty black lace with a bunch of artificial violets pinned to the side of her hair.
There were literally hundreds of such towns; there would be reports from half a dozen of them in a single batch of telegrams.
Why, I shouldn't sleep a wink for a week, if I had a batch of pies like dem ar.
This pleased the author so much that he complied gladly when the asked him to lend them a batch of the work to read at home.
I've seen her house, and I've seen that batch o' children, wearin' one another's clothes and never carin' whether they had 'em on right sid' out or not; I know what they've had to live and dress on, and so do you.
We were at the height of our enjoyment, and were all busily engaged, in our several departments, endeavouring to bring the last batch of slices to a state of perfection that should crown the feast, when I was aware of a strange presence in the room, and my eyes encountered those of the staid Littimer, standing hat in hand before me.
Steene had prepared her mince-meat, and had devoted much butter, fine flour, and labour, to the making of a batch of pies in the morning; but they proved to be so very heavy when they came out of the oven, that she could only think with trembling of the moment when her husband should catch sight of them on the supper-table.
An' there's a fine batch o' Methodisses at Treddles'on--that's the market town about three mile off--you'll maybe ha' come through it, sir.
His name does not appear in the year's batch of those who entered for the subordinate Survey of India, but against it stand the words 'removed on appointment.
The best of the batch," said the Adjutant to the Colonel.
Our numbers had been reinforced during the night by a fresh batch of natives from the caves, and we may have been four or five hundred strong when we made our advance.