Definition of batting average in English:

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batting average

noun

Baseball
The average performance of a batter, expressed as a ratio of a batter’s safe hits per official times at bat.
Example sentences
  • I suppose the simplest way of gauging Test allrounders is to deduct the bowling average from the batting average.
  • The Brewers had the worst batting average in the league, while ranking 15th in runs scored and homers.
  • What major league player has had the lowest batting average with 100 or more runs batted in during one season?

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Syllabification: bat·ting av·er·age

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