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batch

[bach]
(computer science)
A set of items, records, or documents to be processed as a single unit.
(engineering)
The quantity of material required for or produced by one operation.
An amount of material subjected to some unit chemical process or physical mixing process to make the final product substantially uniform.
(petroleum engineering)
In a pipeline operation, a volume of a crude oil of a given density that is pumped next to one of a different density to help prevent mixing of deliveries.
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batch

1. A quantity of concrete or mortar mixed at one time.
2. A quantity of adhesive mixed at one time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

batch

A group, or collection, of items.
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So far they'rejust available for Asda's in- store bakery batch and tin loaves both white and brown, including Extra Special ground batch, and Extra special malted batch loaf. The loaves cost 52pfor a 400g loaf and 84p for 800g.
The appetising range includes favourites such as improved 800g White Batch, 800g Stoneground Wholemeal Batch and 400g Carrot and Cinnamon as well as a brand new 800g Seeded Batch loaf to complement the 400g Seeded Batch.
A hand-written note which warned: "If you eat this bread you will die a toxic death" was discovered by a woman who had bought the seeded batch loaf in Guildford, Surrey.