HyperDic: batten

English > 4 senses of the word batten:
NOUNartifactbatten, battingstuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
artifactbattena strip fixed to something to hold it firm
VERBcontactbatten, batten down, securefurnish with battens
contactbattensecure with battens
batten > pronunciation
Soundsbae'tahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > batten: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningstuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber.
Synonymbatting
Broaderstuffingpadding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture
English > batten: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA strip fixed to something to hold it firm.
BroaderstripThin piece of wood or metal
Spanishalfarjía, listón, varal
Catalanllistó
Verbsbattensecure with battens
battenfurnish with battens
English > batten: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFurnish with battens.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"batten ships"
Synonymsbatten down, secure
Broaderstrengthen, beef up, fortifymake strong or stronger
Spanishasegurar con tablas, asegurar, atrancar, entablillar, listonar
Nounsbattena strip fixed to something to hold it firm
English > batten: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSecure with battens.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"batten down a ship's hatches"
Broaderstrengthen, beef up, fortifymake strong or stronger
Spanishatrancar
Nounsbattena strip fixed to something to hold it firm

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