n. 球棒，球拍; 蝙蝠
v. 用球棒击球; 轮到击球
A bat is a specially shaped piece of wood that is used for hitting the ball in baseball, softball, cricket, rounders, or table tennis.
...a baseball bat.
When you bat, you have a turn at hitting the ball with a bat in baseball, softball, cricket, or rounders.
Australia, put in to bat, made a cautious start.
A bat is a small flying animal that looks like a mouse with wings made of skin. Bats are active at night.
When something surprising or shocking happens, if someone doesn't bat an eyelid in British English, or doesn't bat an eye in American English, they remain calm and do not show any reaction.
If you go to bat for someone or go in to bat for them, you give them your support.
The old judge doesn't like the thought of no one going in to bat for the accused.
If you drive like a bat out of hell, you drive extremely fast.
He took off for Helsinki like a bat out of hell.
If someone does something off their own bat, they do it without anyone else suggesting it.
Whatever she did she did off her own bat. Whatever she did was nothing to do with me.
If something happens right off the bat, it happens immediately.
He learned right off the bat that you can't count on anything in this business.
1. nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
2. (baseball) a turn batting;
3. a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
4. a bat used in playing cricket
5. a club used for hitting a ball in various games
1. strike with, or as if with a baseball bat;
2. wink briefly;
3. have a turn at bat;
4. use a bat;
5. beat thoroughly in a competition or fight;
off one's own bat
right off the bat
have bats in the (或 one's) belfry
like a bat out of hell
not bat (或 without batting) an eyelid (或 eye)
bat around (或 about)
(非正式， 主 北美)（在…）漫游；（在…）到处闲逛
bat something around (或 about)
bat for (或 go to bat for)
(非正式， 主 北美)维护；支持
go to bat for
off the bat
have bats in (one's) belfry
The boy traded his knife for a baseball bat.
The thugs beat him senseless with a baseball bat.
This country was able to win the war off its own bat.
He will the first one to bat at the top of the inning.
Mr Zephyr didn't bat an eye.