batted work


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batted work

[′bad·əd ‚wərk]
(engineering)
A hand-dressed stone surface scored from top to bottom in narrow parallel strokes (usually 8-10 per inch or 20-25 per centimeter) by use of a batting tool.

batted work, broad tooled

A hand-dressed stone surface scored from top to bottom in narrow parallel strokes, (usually 8 to 10 per inch) (20 to 25 per centimeter), by use of a batting tool. The strokes may be vertical or oblique.