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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bat·ten /ˈbætṇ/
 (v.)養肥,貪吃

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 batten
 相同位置穿孔

From: Network Terminology

 batten
 同位穿孔

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bat·ten v. t. [imp. & p. p. Battened p. pr. & vb. n. Battening.]
 1. To make fat by plenteous feeding; to fatten. Battening our flocks.”
 2. To fertilize or enrich, as land.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bat·ten, v. i. To grow fat; to grow fat in ease and luxury; to glut one's self.
    The pampered monarch lay battening in ease.   --Garth.
    Skeptics, with a taste for carrion, who batten on the hideous facts in history, -- persecutions, inquisitions.   --Emerson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bat·ten, n.  A strip of sawed stuff, or a scantling; as, (a) pl. Com. & Arch. Sawed timbers about 7 by 2 1/2 inches and not less than 6 feet long. --Brande & C. (b) Naut. A strip of wood used in fastening the edges of a tarpaulin to the deck, also around masts to prevent chafing. (c) A long, thin strip used to strengthen a part, to cover a crack, etc.
 Batten door Arch., a door made of boards of the whole length of the door, secured by battens nailed crosswise.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bat·ten, v. t. To furnish or fasten with battens.
 To batten down, to fasten down with battens, as the tarpaulin over the hatches of a ship during a storm.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bat·ten, n.  The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 batten
      n 1: stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic
           fiber [syn: batting]
      2: a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
      v 1: furnish with battens; "batten ships" [syn: batten down, secure]
      2: secure with battens; "batten down a ship's hatches"