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Noun: batting average  'ba-ting'a-vu-rij
  1. (baseball) a measure of a batter's performance; the number of base hits divided by the number of official times at bat
    "Ted Williams once had a batting average above .400";
    - hitting average
  2. (an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds
    "the salesman's batting average was 7 out of 12"

Derived forms: batting averages

Type of: average, proportion

Encyclopedia: Batting average