- a group of jobs, data, or programs treated as a unit for computer processing.
- batch processing.
- a quantity of raw materials mixed in proper proportions and prepared for fusion into glass.
- the material so mixed.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for batch
Ordering other drug manufacturers to stand up manufacturing lines to whip up extra batches of Pfizer's or Moderna's vaccines is not an efficient or practical way for the federal government to quickly increase supplies, some experts say.
If you’re not reaching for your favorite small-batch beer, you’ll enjoy this crisp gin and tonic.
The appliance is big enough to fit a decent size frozen pizza, multiple hamburger buns, a feast of tater tots, or a whole batch of cookies.Best toaster: Get perfectly golden slices every time|PopSci Commerce Team|February 10, 2021|Popular Science
Meetings and calls are arranged in “batches of time” so that the rest of the time people can get on with their work without disruption.Businesses adopt ‘asynchronous working’ to fight remote-working fatigue and encourage cross-border collaboration|Jessica Davies|February 9, 2021|Digiday
Repeat to fry more dumplings in additional batches, as desired, adding more water and oil and adjusting the heat as needed to prevent the dumplings from burning.Homemade dumplings bring me closer to family this Lunar New Year, even from far away|Marian Liu|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
And if people find themselves dissatisfied with how often they turn to fast food, Bacon says to try things like batch cooking.
Make a batch of these rum balls, climb into a onesie, and let your favorite movie do the rest.
But the recent batch of polls shows Americans to be, what else, deeply split on whether Obama was right to do this by fiat.
He reminds Bob that “your people” destroyed Terminus, forcing its batch of psychos to survive “out here like everybody else.”The Walking Dead’s Most Gruesome Scene Yet: ‘A Man’s Gotta Eat’|Melissa Leon|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then Cutter Laboratories in Berkeley, California, made a bad batch of vaccine, and 40,000 children were sickened with polio.
About one thousand pounds of tobacco would form an ordinary batch of snuff.
Nevertheless, a batch of convicts occasionally breaks jail, and those who are not shot down escape.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
It would be the day of the October massacre, for instance; and he be on fire for the next batch of news.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
She rose from her chair and began putting up the table-leaf and setting out the necessary dishes for a batch of cake.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
There's a batch of 'em on the steps under here, a-sittin' in their sins, and shoutin' 'Down with Bill!'The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton