batch - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. an amount of a food that is prepared or baked at one time

    He took the first batch of cakes out of the oven.

    1. b.
      a number of things or people that arrive or are dealt with at the same time

      This new batch of students seems very nice.

      We’ll send the work out in batches.

    2. c.
      computing a series of jobs that a computer does as a set