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A blanket of insulating material usually 16 inches (41 centimeters) wide and 3 to 6 inches (8 to 15 centimeters) thick, used to insulate building walls and roofs.
(mining engineering)
A thin layer of coal occurring in the lower part of shale strata that lie above and close to a coal bed.
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A length of insulation that is precut to fit certain wall cavity dimensions. Batt insulation is typically sold in a prepackaged roll.
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batt insulation

batt insulation installed on underside of subfloor
A flexible blanket-type thermal insulation, commonly used as insulation between studs or joists in frame construction; also used as an acoustical material or a component in sound-insulating construction. Usually made from rock, slag, or glass fibers. Sometimes has a vapor barrier on one side or is entirely enclosed in paper with a vapor barrier on one side. Nominally 16 (40.6 cm) or 24 in. (61 cm) wide, and approx. 1 to 6 in. (2.5 to 15 cm) thick.
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Batt makes a number of recommendations in the report, calling on the federal government to tighten up regulations so that all groups providing advice to government would be required to declare their sources of funding.
* How batt fibers are used in press fabrics and the properties they impart.
And, of course, the Disneyfication of Broadway is an overriding theme, with Batt doing a gut-busting impersonation of Tsidii LeLoka's Rafiki in "The Lion King," sent up as a glorified puppet show in Alessandrini's clever lyrical rewrite of the opening number.
In 1957, five years after graduating pharmacy school, Batt bought his first drug store, an 875-square-foot medical clinic pharmacy outside Huntsville.
"The problem was that manufactured batts didn't provide the required insulation," he said during a telephone interview.
Preparing pattern and batts. First, cut the cotton pattern for the slippers, following directions in step 1 (page 132).
It comes after Mr Batt, who hails from Aberbargoed in the Rhymney Valley, took the title of New York's Entrepreneur of the Year.
Wombles creator Mike Batt, 67, said: "People keep asking if it's going to have that lovely parochial, cuddly quality that the Wombles are famous for.
"You take an ounce of the waste from the federal government, they want to give you 10,000 pounds," said Batt, a Republican in office from 1995 to 1999.
Now boss Nachhattar Batt has been fined more than PS2,000 after admitting two counts of breaking hygiene regulations.
MUSICIAN Mike Batt has asked fans to forget he was a Womble after viewers saw him take off an Orinoco head following a performance by the furry eco-warriors on Radio 2.
The new control software provides precise positioning that is repeatable resulting in total control of the batt profile.