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English noun: batten

1. batten (artifact) stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber


Synonymsbatting


Broader (hypernym)stuffing

2. batten (artifact) a strip fixed to something to hold it firm


Broader (hypernym)strip


English verb: batten

1. batten (contact) furnish with battens


SamplesBatten ships.


Synonymsbatten down, secure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)beef up, fortify, strengthen

2. batten (contact) secure with battens


SamplesBatten down a ship's hatches.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)beef up, fortify, strengthen









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