batten Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “batten” in the English Dictionary

"batten" in British English

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battennoun [C]

uk   /ˈbæt.ən/  us   /ˈbæt̬-/
a ​longpiece of ​wood, often ​attached to something to make that thing ​stronger

battenverb [T]

uk   /ˈbæt.ən/  us   /ˈbæt̬-/
to ​fasten something by ​fixingpieces of ​wood onto it: The ​boxes were ​securely battened before the ​journey.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of batten from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “batten”
in Spanish alfarjía…
in Vietnamese ván lót…
in Malaysian kayu tetulang…
in Thai ไม้ดาม…
in French latte, planche…
in German die Leiste…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常用于加固的)板条,扣板, 挂瓦条…
in Indonesian kayu pengikat…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常用於加固的)板條,扣板, 掛瓦條…
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