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Meaning of "cricket bat" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRICKET BAT

cricket bat  [ˈkrɪkɪt bæt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRICKET BAT

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cricket bat is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRICKET BAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cricket bat

Cricket bat

A cricket bat is a specialised piece of equipment used by batsmen in the sport of cricket to hit the ball, typically consisting of a cane handle attached to a flat-fronted willow-wood blade. The length of the bat may be no more than 38 inches and the width no more than 4.25 inches. Its use is first mentioned in 1624.

Definition of cricket bat in the English dictionary

The definition of cricket bat in the dictionary is a specially shaped, carved wooden bat used to play cricket with.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRICKET BAT


acrobat
ˈækrəˌbæt
aerobat
ˈɛərəʊˌbæt
Ashgabat
ˈɑːʃɡəbæt
bat
bæt
batt
bæt
brickbat
ˈbrɪkˌbæt
bullbat
ˈbʊlˌbæt
combat
ˈkɒmbæt
dingbat
ˈdɪŋˌbæt
holderbat
ˈhəʊldəˌbæt
noncombat
ˌnɒnˈkɒmbæt
numbat
ˈnʌmˌbæt
sabbat
ˈsæbæt
tittlebat
ˈtɪtəlˌbæt
whirlbat
ˈwɜːlˌbæt
wombat
ˈwɒmbæt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRICKET BAT

cribrate
cribration
cribriform
cribrose
cribrous
cribwork
cricetid
Crichton
crick
cricket
cricket ball
cricketer
cricketing
cricoid
cried
crier
cries
crikey
crim
crim.

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRICKET BAT

blind as a bat
carry one´s bat
fruit bat
horseshoe bat
insectivorous bat
off one´s own bat
off the bat
old bat
right off the bat
straight bat
vampire bat

Synonyms and antonyms of cricket bat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cricket bat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRICKET BAT

Find out the translation of cricket bat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cricket bat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cricket bat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

板球球棒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bate de cricket
570 millions of speakers

English

cricket bat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्रिकेट के बल्ले
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لعبة الكريكيت الخفافيش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

крикет летучая мышь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bastão de cricket
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রিকেট ব্যাট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

batte de cricket
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelawar kriket
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Cricket-Schläger
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クリケットのバット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

크리켓 방망이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cricket bat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dế dơi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரிக்கெட் பேட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रिकेट बॅट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kriket sopası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mazza da cricket
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kij do krykieta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

крикет летюча миша
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cricket bat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρόπαλο του κρίκετ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krieketkolf
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cricket bat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cricket bat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cricket bat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRICKET BAT»

The term «cricket bat» is regularly used and occupies the 95.643 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRICKET BAT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cricket bat

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QUOTES WITH «CRICKET BAT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cricket bat.
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Prince Philip
A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRICKET BAT»

Discover the use of cricket bat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cricket bat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Cricket-Bat and How to Use It - A Treatise on the Game ...
This little book is addressed to those gardeners who love chrysanthemums but who perhaps have not had sufficient experience in growing them to produce them at their best.
Various, 2009
2
Coaching Youth Cricket
Cricket bat willow is primarily sourced from the UK and Kashmir. Willows grow to a maximum height of about 21 to 27 metres (about 70 to 90 feet). The diameter is about .9 to 1.2 metres (about 3 to 4 feet). Trees grown for making cricket bats ...
Ian Pont, 2010
3
The Cricket Bat
Read Awhile is a series of graded stories and non-fiction texts that have been written specifically for young children in the Caribbean.
Cherryl Bradshaw, 1997
4
Understanding Cricket
All about. ..the bat • From top to bottom, a full-sized cricket bat should not be more than 95.5 cm (38 inches). • The blade of the bat (the wide paddle-shaped bit you hit the ball with) should be made of wood. • Traditionally cricket bats are made ...
Julia Hickey, 2006
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The Engineering of Sport 7: Vol. 1
This proceedings volume of the ISEA 2008 examines sports engineering, an interdisciplinary subject which encompasses and integrates not only sports science and classical engineering but also aims to bridge the gap between the analysis of ...
Margaret Estivalet, Pierre Brisson, 2009
6
Cricket For Dummies
Getting Personal: Choosing a Bat Whether your main job in the side is to bat, bowl or keep wicket you're going to need a cricket bat. You may never bowl a ball in anger, but every member of a cricket team gets to strut his stuff as a batsman.
Julian Knight, 2013
7
Right Off the Bat: Baseball, Cricket, Literature, & Life
The first thing you notice about baseball when you're a cricket fan is just how incredibly difficult it is to hit a fair ball. The cricket bat is shaped like a plank of wood (and usually made of willow). The blade is about four-and-a-half inches wide and ...
Evander Lomke & Martin Rowe
8
Cricket
The bat is shaped like a paddle, with the flat face for striking the ball. The handle is made from wood or carbon fibre and is 'sprung' with rubber, cork or a combination of both. It is then bound with string and covered Your cricket bat should be ...
England and Wales Cricket Board, 2009
9
Cricket Bat Making in South Australia: A Kumnick and Fielke ...
This history of the Kumnick and Fielke family tradition of cricket bat making in South Australia provides a general overview of the history of cricket bats and gives information on bat-making materials and procedures.
Robert John Fielke, David Schubert, 1998
10
The Culture of Craft
cricket bat and any piece of wood shaped to look like a cricket bat. Made up of several pieces of wood the real cricket bat is carefully put together to be supple and springy like a dance floor. In the right hands this bat can be used to knock a ...
Peter Dormer, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRICKET BAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cricket bat is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ashes: England v Australia
... Matthew Hoggard try the BBC Sport's Edge of Glory challenge - how many times can they bounce a tennis ball on the edge of a cricket bat? «BBC Sport, Jul 15»
2
Slipknot's Corey Taylor: 'Kanye West telling people he's the greatest …
Speaking to NME recently, the metal singer said that he would "beat the living shit" out of a fan with a baseball or cricket bat if he saw them with ... «NME.com, Jul 15»
3
The Ashes: Andrew Flintoff & Matthew Hoggard try the Edge of Glory
The aim of the game is to record as many keep-ups as possible with a tennis ball on the edge of a cricket bat. The five-Test series between ... «BBC Sport, Jul 15»
4
Crawley primary school caretaker found guilty of attacking teenagers
The men tried to grab the teenagers' football and cricket bat after confronting them. The two 18-year-old victims were each punched during the ... «Crawley Observer, Jul 15»
5
Closer's pregnancy blogger Suzanne Shaw: 'I can't help wishing for …
'Corey has broken his tooth with a cricket bat and it's his adult tooth'. Well, I could have cried - he's got a gorgeous smile and now he looks like ... «Closer, Jul 15»
6
Life during law: Mark Darley, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
My son's old school cricket bat gets used and at 10pm it can be dangerous, as there is quite possibly a golf ball being chipped down the ... «Legal Business, Jul 15»
7
Naked man with cricket bat 'abducted boy in Toys R Us'
A MAN ran naked through a busy toy store before picking up and abducting a six-year-old boy and assaulting his grandmother with a cricket bat ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
8
From willow tree to pitch: How cricket bat is made
A worker saws clefts into cricket bat blades at J S Wright & Sons cricket willow suppliers in Chelmsford, Britain July 6, 2015. J S Wright & Sons ... «Emirates 24/7, Jul 15»
9
School caretaker attacked teenagers in Horsham
The men tried to grab the teenagers' football and cricket bat after confronting them. The two 18-year-old victims were each punched during the ... «West Sussex County Times, Jul 15»
10
Cheer up! The Greek crisis shows you were right all along
John Emburey's verdict on a cricket bat that had let him down applies to everything about this mess too: “The fucking fucker's fucking fucked. «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cricket bat [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cricket-bat>. Oct 2019 ».
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