- The definition of a batch means a group or collection of objects or the amount of something produced at one time.
A example of a batch is two loaves of bread.
A batch of cookie dough.
batch definition by Webster's New World
- the amount (of bread, etc.) produced at one baking
- the amount of material, as dough, needed for one operation
- the quantity of anything made in one operation or lot
- a number of things or persons taken as a group; lot; set
- a group of programs, instructions, etc. for processing by a computer in a single run
Origin: Middle English bache ; from Old English bacan, bake
batch definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An amount produced at one baking: a batch of cookies.
- A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation: made a batch of cookie dough; mixed a batch of cement.
- A group of persons or things: a batch of tourists; a whole new batch of problems.
- Computer Science A set of data or jobs to be processed in a single program run.
Origin: Middle English bache, probably from Old English *bǽcce, from bacan, to bake.
noun & v. Informal
batch - Computer Definition
A group, or collection, of items.
batch - Investment & Finance Definition
In the oil industry, a specific amount of crude oil or refined product shipments that are sent through a pipeline. A batching sequence is the order in which shipments of crude oil or refined products are sent through a pipeline.