batch-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: an amount of something, processed or handled as a unit

Commentary: BATCH[+quantity][+unit][+production]

Sally baked six batches of chocolate chip cookies.
They sew the sleeves on in batch first, rather than assemble one complete garment at a time.
The computer updates the accounts in batch.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: an informal collection or assemblage of things

Commentary: BATCH[+entity][+group][+collection]

I found a batch of old magazines in a trunk in the attic.
There is still a batch of weeds in the flower bed by the patio.
Mary said there were batches of handsome men on the beaches of Brazil.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)