bat (Noun) — Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
bat (Noun) — A club used for hitting a ball in various games.
bat (Noun) — (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit. ex. "he was at bat when it happened" ex. "he got four hits in four at-bats"
bat (Noun) — A small racket with a long handle used for playing squash.
bat (Noun) — The club used in playing cricket. ex. "a cricket bat has a narrow handle and a broad flat end for hitting"
bat (Verb) — (baseball) Strike (a ball in a game) with a baseball, cricket or other type of bat. ex. "bat the ball"
bat (Verb) — Wink briefly. ex. "bat one's eyelids"
bat (Verb) — (baseball) have a turn at bat. ex. "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"
bat (Verb) — (baseball) use a bat. ex. "Who's batting?"
bat (Verb) — Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight. ex. "We batted the other team on Sunday!"