1. betting odds the ratio by which one better's wager is greater than that of another
  2. writing desk a desk for writing (usually with a sloping top)
  3. reading desk desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lecturer
  4. batting cage a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
  5. batting coach (baseball) someone who teaches batters how to bat better
  6. sitting duck a defenseless victim
  7. think tank a company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications
  8. petting zoo a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed
  9. bathing tub a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
  10. bathing suit tight fitting garment worn for swimming
  11. batting average a measure of a batter's performance
  12. biting louse wingless insect with mouth parts adapted for biting
  13. bathing trunks swimsuit worn by men while swimming
  14. buttinsky a meddler who tends to butt in
  15. betting shop a licensed bookmaker's shop that is not at the race track
  16. putting to death the act of terminating a life
  17. loading dock a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
  18. pudding face a large fat human face
  19. optic disk the point where the optic nerve enters the retina
  20. cutting tool a cutting implement; a tool for cutting