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batt

 (băt)
n.
1. Pieces of fabric used for stuffing; batting.
2.
a. Insulation, usually made of fiberglass, that is used chiefly to prevent heat loss and is manufactured in sheets or rolls.
b. A roll or section of such insulation.

[Variant of bat, cotton or wool fiber wadded into rolls or sheets.]

batt

(bæt)
n
1. (Textiles) textiles another word for batting1
2. Austral and NZ a slab-shaped piece of insulating material used in building houses

batt

or bat

(bæt)

n.
a sheet of matted cotton, wool, or synthetic fibers.
[1830–40; appar. identical with bat1]

batt.

1. battalion.
2. battery.
References in classic literature ?
"That there did exist a certain compactum, or agreement, between Obed Batt, M.D., and Ishmael Bush, viator, or erratic husbandman," he said, endeavouring to avoid all offence in the use of terms, "I am not disposed to deny.
But Posh twice hit back and after George Boyd cracked in the first equaliser, Batt's blast confirmed Posh are far from down and out at the bottom of the Championship.
Best, however, are The Walls Of The World and The Ride To Agadir, pop-rock pieces originally from Batt's overlooked 1977 Schizophonia set.
Bruni is now to record six tracks in Paris for Batt.
Health advocacy groups and funding from the pharmaceutical industry, Batt describes the ways in which drug companies provide funding for health advocacy, groups, arguing that this practice creates conflicts of interest.
Batt fibers cover the base fabric to prevent marking, provide pressure uniformity to improve pressing uniformity, and help control sheet pick-up and release.
According to Hydrogen Engine Center, the Algona, IA-based company recently became public, and decided on Batt after a four-month search.
Batt and LaManna agreed that Atlanta was "one of the best" markets because all of the rug dealers attend.
Researchers studied three different methods for insulating concrete foundation walls: I) wood stud walls slightly offset from the concrete, with fiberglass batts; 2) polymer-faced fiberglass blankets between vertical 2x2s, attached to the foundation wall; and 3) foamboard insulation attached directly to the concrete wall.
Despite Runnels' predilection for mud, Batt agreed to fund transportation for six trips to Cache Creek.
Of equal importance, again given the occasional translation problems of rendering Tibetan sacred discourse (which itself is bound up with other languages like Chinese and Sanskrit) into English, Batt also includes a detailed glossary of terms that defy easy translation and of historical figures at the core of the cultural heritage of Tibet.
Batt said Stone did not have any injuries of his own and said he covered his bloodied T-shirt by zipping up his jogging top.