How to Pronounce batten?

Correct pronunciation for the word "batten" is [bˈatən], [bˈatən], [b_ˈa_t_ə_n].

"Batten" in context

Batten is a type of thin strip of wood or other material that is usually used as a form of construction, often as walls and ceilings. It may be used as part of a weatherboard system, or as a panel to cover a wall or ceiling, or to hold insulation in place. It is also used in furniture construction, and in shipbuilding. Traditionally, batten is made from cedar, but it is also available in a variety of other materials, including plastic. Batten has a few advantages over other types of building materials, such as its light weight and natural resistance to moulds and mildews.

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