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batt

[bat] /bæt/
noun
1.
a sheet of matted cotton, wool, or synthetic fibers.
Also, bat.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; special use of bat1

batt.

1.
2.
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Examples for batt
  • Although installation costs may vary, loose-fill insulation is usually less expensive to install than batt insulation.
  • When installed in wood framing, faced batt insulation shall be face stapled.
  • To evaluate batt installation, you can measure batt thickness and check for gaps between batts.
  • As an added measure, glue the kraft-paper side of batt insulation to the top of the last layer of rigid insulation.
  • Starting at the top of the stud space, push the batt into place.
  • Secure blanket or batt with continuous cleats to structure above.
  • With pressure-preservative-treated wood construction, batt insulation is placed in the cavities between the wood studs.
British Dictionary definitions for batt

batt

/bæt/
noun
1.
(textiles) another word for batting (sense 1)
2.
(Austral & NZ) a slab-shaped piece of insulating material used in building houses
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Related Abbreviations for batt

batt.

  1. battalion
  2. battery
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