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batten

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæt.ən/ us    /ˈbæt̬-/
a long piece of wood, often attached to something to make that thing stronger

batten

verb [T] uk   /ˈbæt.ən/ us    /ˈbæt̬-/
to fasten something by fixing pieces of wood onto it: The boxes were securely battened before the journey.
Phrasal verbs
Translations of “batten”
in Spanish alfarjía…
in French latte, planche…
in German die Leiste…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常用於加固的)板條,扣板, 掛瓦條…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常用于加固的)板条,扣板, 挂瓦条…
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