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bat

(bat),
A member of the mammalian order Chiroptera.
[M.E. bakke]

bat

(băt)
n.
Any of various nocturnal flying mammals of the order Chiroptera, having membranous wings that extend from the forelimbs to the hind limbs or tail and anatomical adaptations for echolocation, by which they navigate and hunt prey.

bat

A family of small flying mammals, order Chiroptera.
 
Bat pathogens
Duvenhage virus, Histoplasma capsulatum, Kasokero virus, Mokola virus, Lyssavirus, rabies, salmonellosis, Yuli virus.

BAT

Abbreviation for:
behavioural avoidance test
Bivalirudin Angioplasty Trial
blood alcohol testing
blunt abdominal trauma
Breath Alcohol Technician
brown adipose tissue

Bivalirudin Angioplasty Trial  A trial comparing bivalirudin/Angiomax to heparin in patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) for unstable angina.
 
Primary endpoint
In-hospital death, acute MI, target lesion revascularisation.
 
Conclusion
Post-PTCA for unstable angina, ASA and bivalirudin/Angiomax has fewer cardiac and haemorrhagic in-hospital events than ASA and heparin; post-PCI infusion of antithrombotics was used in both study groups.

Logistics
Randomised, double-blinded; 4315 patients—2151 heparin + aspirin, 2161 bivalirudin + aspirin.

BAT

Blunt abdominal trauma. See Blunt trauma.

BAT

Abbreviation for breath alcohol technician.

BAT

Abbrev for brown adipose tissue.

bat

a flying mammal of the order CHIROPTERA, the only true flying vertebrate apart from the birds.
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But the plane of the ball off the bat will produce greater variability--i.e., straight out (line drive), down (groundball), or up (flyball).
Some players and managers claim that Rawlings Sporting Goods Co., the company that makes major league baseballs, "juiced up" the ball--changed it in some way so that it would bounce off the bat with more energy.
I'm usually good off the bat but I felt a bit knackered so it was nice to run here."
'Everyone is human and capable of mistakes even Tony who got heated and these IO's who claimed not to know who he was at all but proceeded to blast him on social media right off the bat,' Diaz said his last words on the matter.
The first after-market "consumer" cartridge boxes for reloaders I saw needed improvement right off the bat, however they worked much better than the cardboard boxes ammo came in.
The Ems (12-15) responded with two runs in the seventh inning when Miguel Del Castillo hit an RBI triple and came around to score on a fielder's choice off the bat of Felipe Blanco.
"We got along right off the bat. We were actually bouncing off interesting ideas in where to take the product.
Invited to bat first, PSM scored 165 for the loss of seven wickets in 25 overs with major contributions coming off the bat of Danish Shuja (39) and skipper Aqib Aslam (35).
"Replays , though, suggested the South African might have had his hand off the bat handle at the point of impact.
"I came in the clubhouse, and I said 'Whoever walks this guy off, I'll give 'em five grand.' I didn't think Jim would do it right off the bat. ...
"But I like them pressed hard to it makes a ping off the bat and the ball fly off bat quicker.