batting average definition by Webster's New World
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- in baseball, a figure expressing the average batting efficiency of a player or team, figured by dividing the number of base hits by the number of official at-bats
- Informal the average level of competence or success reached by a person in any activity
batting average definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A measure of a batter's performance obtained by dividing the total of base hits by the number of times at bat, not including walks.