American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An amount produced at one baking: a batch of cookies.
- n. A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation: made a batch of cookie dough; mixed a batch of cement.
- n. A group of persons or things: a batch of tourists; a whole new batch of problems.
- n. Computer Science A set of data or jobs to be processed in a single program run.
- v. To assemble or process as a batch.
- n. Informal Variant of bach.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A quantity produced at one operation; specifically, the quantity of bread made at one baking.
- n. The quantity of material prepared or required for one operation. Specifically— In glass-making, the frit ready for the glass-pot. See
frit. The quantity of flour or dough to be used at one baking.
- n. An aggregation of individuals or articles similar to each other; especially, a number or aggregation received, despatched, etc., at one time: as, a batch of letters; a batch of prisoners.
- n. Kind, sort, or lot.
- To mass; bring together in a batch or the quantity required.
- n. A bank; a sandbank.
- n. A field or patch of ground lying near a stream; the valley in which a stream flows: especially in local English names.
- To protect (the bank of a river) by facing it with stones, so as to prevent the water from eating into it.
- n. A vessel used in brewing.
- v. informal To live as a bachelor temporarily, of a married man or someone virtually married.
- n. A bank; a sandbank.
- n. A field or patch of ground lying near a stream; the dale in which a stream flows.
- n. The quantity of bread or other baked goods baked at one time.
- n. A quantity of anything produced at one operation.
- n. A group or collection of things of the same kind, such as a batch of letters or the next batch of business.
- n. computing A set of data to be processed with one execution of a program.
- n. UK, dialect A bread roll.
- v. To aggregate things together into a batch.
- v. computing To handle a set of input data or requests as a batch process.
- adj. Of a process, operating for a defined set of conditions, and then halting.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quantity of bread baked at one time.
- n. A quantity of anything produced at one operation; a group or collection of persons or things of the same kind.
- v. batch together; assemble or process as a batch
- n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
- n. a collection of things or persons to be handled together
- n. all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
- from an abbreviation of the pronunciation of bachelor ("unmarried adult male") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English bache, probably from Old English *bæcce, from bacan, to bake. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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