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batch



Pronunciation: (bach), [key]
n.
1. a quantity or number coming at one time or taken together: a batch of prisoners.
2. the quantity of material prepared or required for one operation: mixing a batch of concrete.
3. the quantity of bread, cookies, dough, or the like, made at one baking.
4. Computers.
a. a group of jobs, data, or programs treated as a unit for computer processing.
b. See batch processing.
5. Glassmaking.
a. a quantity of raw materials mixed in proper proportions and prepared for fusion into glass.
b. the material so mixed.

v.t.
to combine, mix, or process in a batch.

batch



Pronunciation: (bach), [key]
v.i., n.
bach.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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