Meaning – The word batch refers to the accumulation of all the data that is to be processed. it also refers to a job or task that requires little or no human intervention. Further, a batch job is defined as a set of programs that are to be executed in batch format.
In this , a sequence of commands that are to be executed by the computer, are listed in a file (batch file) and then submitted for execution as a single unit.
A Batch Job is opposite to that of an interactive job, where the user has to be present in order to provide certain commands or inputs.