- 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.
Origin of batch
How to use batch in a sentence
Finland, Sweden and Norway have asked to recall those specific batches which is what we are doing.Europeans Recall Fireball Whiskey Over a Sweetener Also Used in Antifreeze|Tim Mak|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only way to manufacture ice cream in this shop is daily, by hand, in small batches.Dr. Mike’s Makes the Best Ice Cream on Earth|Jane & Michael Stern|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For three months last year it conducted training sessions for batches of young fighters.Nigeria’s Do-It-Yourself Boko Haram Busters|Nina Strochlic|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bad batches of heroin are spreading across the country as well.Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Deadly ‘Ace of Spades' Heroin|Marlow Stern|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And once or twice a week, I will brew three gallon batches of iced tea, and put it in refrigeration.How I Write: Michael Connelly|Noah Charney|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We had a good deal of difficulty at first in making bread and several batches were very "heavy" failures.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
It had spread now from bishops and priests to the people itself, and the sufferers were sent in batches to the flames.
The Jesuits were tracked by pursuivants and spies, dragged from their hiding-places, and sent in batches to the Tower.
But alas, my agricultural force is diminishing,—the small boys are leaving in batches.Mothering on Perilous|Lucy S. Furman
They had been interviewed in batches, and old Mr. Sanderson, the senior partner, had taken the first batch.Happy Days|Alan Alexander Milne