Definition of Batement

1. n. Abatement; diminution.



Definition of Batement

1. Noun. abatement; diminution ¹

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Definition of Batement

1. reduction [n -S]

Medical Definition of Batement

1. Abatement; diminution. Batement light, a window or one division of a window having vertical sides, but with the sill not horizontal, as where it follows the rake of a staircase. Origin: For Abatement. See Bate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Batement

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1. An Essay on the Origin and Development of Window Tracery in England: With by Edward Augustus Freeman (1851)
"Thus in the west window of Canterbury Cathedral we have the batement-lights twice divided in this way, and as there is grouping in the head of each ..."

2. Publications of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society (1846)
"In this document every opening with vertical sides and an arch-head is termed a light; but most of those above the principal lights are called batement ..."

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