a Canadian island in the Arctic Ocean, between Greenland and N Canada. About 1000 miles (1600 km) long; 190,000 sq. mi. (492,000 sq. km).
Notes on the mammals of south and central west Baffin Island.
American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
They crossed on sleds to Baffin Island and in homemade boats to Greenland.
Greener Than You Think Ward Moore
the largest island of the Canadian Arctic, between Greenland and Hudson Bay. Area: 476 560 sq km (184 000 sq miles)
to strike the ground with a club in making a stroke. a stroke with a club that unduly lofts the ball.
confusing or generally unintelligible jargon; gobbledegook: an insurance policy written in bafflegab impenetrable to a lay person. noun The pompous and opaque prose style affected by bureaucrats and certain scholars [coined by Milton Smith of the US Department of Commerce, fr standard baffle and slang gab, first attested in January 1952]
to confuse, bewilder, or perplex: He was baffled by the technical language of the instructions. to frustrate or confound; thwart by creating confusion or bewilderment. to check or deflect the movement of (sound, light, fluids, etc.). to equip with a baffle or baffles. Obsolete. to cheat; trick. to struggle ineffectually, as a ship in a […]
- Baffle plate
a plate used as a baffle. Historical Examples The lower end of the shell is provided with a baffle plate O, which tends to keep the oil away from the mica. Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag