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BATSBiosphere-Atmosphere Transfer Scheme
BATSBroadband Array in Taiwan for Seismology
BATSBallistic Aerial Target System
BATSBullhead Area Transit System
BATSBiometric Automated Toolset System
BATSBiological Assessment and Taxonomic Support
BATSBilling and Tracking System
BATSBayesian Analysis of Time Series
BATSBlood Alcohol Testing Section
BATSBlue Airborne Target Signatures
BATSBaseline Automated Test System
BATSBradley Armor Training System
BATSBrilliant Anti-Tank System
BATSBroadcast Area Teleservice
BATSBase Area Test System
BATSBasic Attributes Testing System
BATSBeat All to Stuff (polite form)
BATSBetter Access to Services (Australia)
BATSBomb and Arson Tracking System (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives)
BATSBradley Advanced Training System
BATSBetter Alternative Trading System (finance)
BATSBermuda Atlantic Time-series Study
References in classic literature ?
A curious smile passed over Polly's face and she put up her glass to hide her eyes, as she said: "I think you are bats sometimes, but women are taught to wear masks, and that accounts for it, I suppose.
Hence when an organ, however abnormal it may be, has been transmitted in approximately the same condition to many modified descendants, as in the case of the wing of the bat, it must have existed, according to my theory, for an immense period in nearly the same state; and thus it comes to be no more variable than any other structure.
Aislabie stood by looking on in his white hat, leaning on a bat, in benevolent enjoyment.
Many of the windows were unglazed, and bats flew in and out like doves out of a dove-cote.
Maggie thought it very likely that the round house had snakes on the floor, and bats in the bedroom; for she had seen Bob take off his cap to show Tom a little snake that was inside it, and another time he had a handful of young bats: altogether, he was an irregular character, perhaps even slightly diabolical, judging from his intimacy with snakes and bats; and to crown all, when Tom had Bob for a companion, he didn't mind about Maggie, and would never let her go with him.
There the physician approached him with the bat he had made, saying, "Take this, sire, and strike the ball till you feel your hand and whole body in a glow.
From house to house warm winter robes are spread, And through the pine-woods red Floats up the sound of the washerman's bat who plies His hurried task ere the brief noon wanes and dies.
From a drawer he produced what seemed to me to be the upper portion of the wing of a large bat.
Everybody wants to bat first, and as soon as he is out he bowls unless you are the better wrestler, and while you are wrestling with him the fielders have scattered to play at something else.
A BAT who fell upon the ground and was caught by a Weasel pleaded to be spared his life.
The more he was thus injured, the more and the harder did Patsy bat.
He replied: They are like the punning riddles which are asked at feasts or the children's puzzle about the eunuch aiming at the bat, with what he hit him, as they say in the puzzle, and upon what the bat was sitting.