The movable bar of a loom, which strikes home or closes the threads of a woof.
A tubular metal bar, sometimes known as a pipe, to or from which overhead lighting instruments can be attached or hung.
Length of steel pipe suspended above the acting area by the rigging system.
A bar made of wood or steel from which scenery, lights, or curtains may be hung and flown in and out. Also called Pipe.
The pipe that runs across the stage to which is attached scenery or curtains or such. The batten is attached to the counterweight arbor by the running lines
A bar, usually made from steel pipe, from which scenery, lights and curtains are hung.
A horizontal pipe on which scenery can be hung. When used for lighting purposes, this pipe is called an electric.
In theater, batten, or pipe refers to a long metal pole suspended above the stage (and sometimes above the audience) from which lighting fixtures, theatrical scenery, tabs or other curtains may be hung. Usually these battens can be raised or lowered into a fly tower, both for ease of use, and to achieve an effect whereby the suspended items appear to "fly" in or out during a performance.