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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.]
n. & v. Informal
Variant of bach.
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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
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]
1. (intr) (of a man) to do his own cooking and housekeeping
2. to live alone
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
a. a quantity of raw materials mixed in proper proportions and prepared for fusion into glass.
b. the material so mixed.
6. to combine, mix, or process in a batch.
[1400–50; late Middle English bache, akin to bacan to bake]
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Batcha 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.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: batched
Past participle: batched
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|Noun||1.||batch - all the loaves of bread baked at the same time|
|2.||batch - (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"|
good deal, great deal, hatful, lot, muckle, passel, peck, mickle, mint, quite a little, slew, spate, tidy sum, wad, stack, raft, mountain, pile, plenty, mass, heap, deal, flock, pot, mess, sight
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 together|
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
|Verb||1.||batch - batch together; assemble or process as a batch|
group - arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"
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noun group, set, lot, crowd, pack, collection, quantity, bunch, accumulation, assortment, consignment, assemblage, aggregation the current batch of trainee priests
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كميّه، دُفْعَةٌ مِن
samsafn, slatti, sending, hópur
1. [of goods etc] → lote m, remesa f; [of papers] → pila f; [of people] → grupo m; [of bread] → hornada f
2. (Comput) → lote m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
batch[ˈbætʃ ˈbætʃ] n
[bread] → fournée f
[papers] → liasse f
[letters] → paquet m
(= group) [applicants, trainees] → contingent m
[work] → monceau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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
n → Batchbefehl m
n → Stapeldatei f, → Batchdatei f
n → Stapelverarbeitung f
n → Stapelverarbeitung f, → Batchbetrieb m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a number of things made, delivered etc, all at one time. a batch of bread; The letters were sent out in batches. bondel, baksel, klomp كميّه، دُفْعَةٌ مِن количество lote várka, dávka, balík die Menge bundt; portion φουρνιά, παρτίδαhornada; lote tegu (leiba), partii, ports دسته؛ گروه erä tas, paquetקבוצה जत्था šarža egy sütet, tétel, csomó paket, adonan samsafn, slatti, sending, hópur infornata; lotto, partita; mucchio 一群 한 번에 처리되는 양 partija, siunta cepiens dalam kumpulan partijporsjon; sendingplik, partia حواله، يو تنور (ډوډۍ)، يوپخلى (خواړه)، يوه دسته (كاغذ)، يوه دسته يا اندازه (دهرشى)، يو فصل fornada grămadă; pachet пачка; группа; кучка dávka, várka; balík paket tovar hop, omgång, bunt จำนวนสิ่งของที่ผลิตหรือจัดส่งในเวลาเดียวกัน yığın, grup, parti 一次生產量，一批 повна піч хліба; пачка دستہ ، جتھا đợt 一次生产量，一批
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