- an official turn as a batter: a turn as a batter is not recognized as being official if the batter walks, sacrifices, or is hit by a pitch or interfered with by the catcher
- any turn as a batter
See at-bat in American Heritage Dictionary 4
or at-bat noun Baseball
A player's official turn to bat, counted in figuring a batting average unless the catcher interferes or unless the player is hit by the ball, makes a sacrifice hit, or is walked.
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