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Definition 1: (baseball) a measure of a batter's performance; the number of base hits divided by the number of official times at bat - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where batting average or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Ted Williams once had a batting average above .400

Synonyms for batting average in the sense of this definition

(batting average is a kind of ...) (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

(batting average belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: (an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where batting average or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the salesman's batting average was 7 out of 12

(batting average is a kind of ...) the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole

(batting average belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

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