of or relating to the biogeographic region of the ocean bottom between the sublittoral and abyssal zones: from depths of approximately 660 to 13,000 feet (200 to 4000 meters).
denoting or relating to an ocean depth of between 200 and 2000 metres (about 100 and 1000 fathoms), corresponding to the continental slope
Relating to the region of the ocean bottom between the sublittoral and abyssal zones, from depths of approximately 200 to 2,000 m (656 to 6,560 ft).
a soldier assigned to an officer as a servant. Contemporary Examples If George Clooney is batman, then Grant Heslov is his real-life Robin. Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman Andrew Romano February 6, 2014 Either way, it seems that batman, despite being the hero the city deserves, is not the one it […]
- Bat mitzvah
a solemn ceremony, chiefly among Reform and Conservative Jews, that is held in the synagogue on Friday night or Saturday morning to admit formally as an adult member of the Jewish community a girl 12 to 13 years old. the girl participating in this ceremony. to administer the ceremony of bat mitzvah to. Contemporary Examples […]
- Bat one thousand
Have a perfect record, as in In meeting deadlines, she’s batting one thousand. The term comes from baseball statistics, where it signifies getting a hit for every turn at bat. It was transferred to other activities in the 1920s.
- Bat one’s gums
bat one’s gums verb phrase (Variations: beat or hump or flap may replace bat; chops or jaw or jowls or lip may replace gums) To talk, esp idly or frivolously: He didn’t mean it—he was just batting his gums/ Well, you weren’t just flapping your lip that time (WWII)