(1) Synonym - lot
(2) Batch production is a manufacturing process used to produce or process any product in batches, as opposed to a continuous production process, or a one-off production
(3) A batch is a collection of items from which a sample will be drawn, for deciding on its conformance to the acceptance inspection. A batch should include items of the same type, size, etc. and that were produced under the same production conditions and time.
(4) The batch size is the number of items in a lot or a batch.
(5) Batch and queue - Producing more than one piece and then moving the pieces to the next operation before they are needed.