Noun(1) a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir(2) a short stout club used primarily by policemen(3) a short staff carried by some officials to symbolize an office or an authority(4) a hollow metal rod that is wielded or twirled by a drum major or drum majorette(5) a hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race
(1) The singing is excellent down through the cast and the orchestra performs splendidly under his incisive baton .(2) With the house of Bourbon the baton distinguished the cadets, while the baton sinister marked the illegitimates.(3) It was natural, of course, that a man who had stood, holding his conductor's baton on the greatest cities of the world would be like this.(4) There might be a Rose Parade all the way to the Hall of Fame with Pete out front twirling the baton if, and when, he becomes eligible.(5) He is a phenomenon of the podium, an immigrant kid who first raised a baton for Toscanini at the age of seven and has since conducted 5,000 performances.(6) I've heard her talk about this;the third runner knocked the baton out of her hand, her knee came up.(7) The conductor lifted his baton high above his head, and signaled the band to pick up their instruments.(8) Brauchitsch, having been promoted to general in February 1938, was given his field marshal's baton in July 1940.(9) I normally deplore applause that begins before the conductor lowers his baton , but I joined in the spontaneous delight at the pyrotechnics.(10) Minutes later he was back to hand the baton to the next runner who set off towards Smithy Bridge as smiling onlookers applauded and yelled their support.(11) Continuing the theme of movement, the third revealed a split screen showing identical images of relay racers passing a baton .(12) But I still prefer my own, a Victorian ivory and ebony conductor's baton .(13) Holding the baton for the choir was music teacher, Fiona McPhillips.(14) Under the baton of veteran Musical Director Derek Broadbent the orchestra seemed to enjoy themselves just as much as the cast.(15) It features a black face, Arabic figures and baton hour markers, small seconds dial at 9 o'clock, 'Black Seal' inscription at 6 o'clock.(16) Petite baton hands and four baton indicators adorn the dial, which is set in a square goldtone steel case with gentle contours and a beautiful polished shine.
(1) baton :: burhaantiisa
1. stick ::
2. truncheon ::
3. billy club ::
4. wand ::
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