Meaning of 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.
    1. a group of jobs, data, or programs treated as a unit for computer processing.
    2. Seebatch processing.
    1. a quantity of raw materials mixed in proper proportions and prepared for fusion into glass.
    2. the material so mixed.
  1. to combine, mix, or process in a batch.


Pronunciation: (bach), [key]
— v.i., n.
  1. bach.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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