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Definition of batch mode

batch mode

noun - uncountable

  • a "mode" of human operating in which a collection of similar, unpleasant tasks are performed in one sitting. Also see batch up.
    Lets write the "Thank you" cards for our wedding gifts this weekend in batch mode.

    Last edited on Nov 12 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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