- the action of a person who bats, as in baseball
Origin of battingsee batt cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber wadded into sheets and used in bandages, quilts, quilted garments, etc.
- The act of one who bats.
- Cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber wadded into rolls or sheets, used for stuffing furniture and mattresses and for lining quilts.
Origin of battingSense 2, from the beating of raw cotton to clean it.
(countable and uncountable, plural battings)
- Present participle of bat.