Batter

  • 1 Batter — may refer to: * Batter (cooking) * Batter (baseball) * Batsman (cricket), sometimes called a batter * To hit or strike a person, as in committing the crime of battery * To hit or strike a person, as in committing the tort of battery, a common law …

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  • 2 Batter — Bat ter, n. A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope. [1913 Webster] {Batter rule}, an instrument consisting of a rule or frame, and a plumb line, by which the batter or slope of a wall is regulated in building. [1913… …

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  • 3 Batter — Bat ter, n. [OE. batere, batire; cf. OF. bateure, bature, a beating. See {Batter}, v. t.] 1. A semi liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery. King. [1913 Webster] 2. Paste of clay or… …

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  • 4 Batter — Bat ter (b[a^]t t[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Battered} (b[a^]t t[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Battering}.] [OE. bateren, OF. batre, F. battre, fr. LL. battere, for L. batuere to strike, beat; of unknown origin. Cf. {Abate}, {Bate} to abate.] [1913… …

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  • 5 batter — vb mangle, *maim, mutilate, cripple Analogous words: *beat, pound, pummel, thrash, buffet, belabor, baste batter n *dough, paste battle n Battle, engagement, action denote a hostile meeting between opposing military forces …

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  • 6 batter — [n] mixture before baking concoction, dough, mix, mush*, paste, preparation, recipe; concepts 457,466 batter [v] strike and damage assault, bash, beat, break, bruise, buffet, clobber, contuse, cripple, crush, dash, deface, demolish, destroy,… …

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  • 7 batter — Ⅰ. batter [1] ► VERB ▪ strike repeatedly with hard blows. DERIVATIVES batterer noun. ORIGIN Old French batre to beat . Ⅱ. batter [2] ► NOUN …

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  • 8 batter — batter1 [bat′ər] vt. [ME bateren < OFr battre < VL battere < L battuere, to beat, via Gaul < IE base * bhāt , to strike > L fatuus, foolish & Sans bátati, (he) strikes; also, in part, freq. of BAT1, v.] 1. a) to beat or strike with …

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  • 9 Batter — Bat ter, v. i. (Arch.) To slope gently backward. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Batter — Bat ter (b[a^]t t[ e]r), n. The one who wields the bat in baseball; the one whose turn it is at bat; formerly called the {batsman}. [1913 Webster +PJC] …

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  • 11 batter — index beat (strike), force (break), lash (strike), mishandle (maltreat), mutilate …

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  • 12 Batter — eine At Bat Situation Der Batter (auf Deutsch auch Schlagmann) ist derjenige Offensivspieler im Baseball und Softball Sport, der gerade versucht, den Ball zu schlagen. Batter und Hitter sind synonym gebrauchte Begriffe. Der Begriff leitet sich… …

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  • 13 batter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 mixture of eggs, milk and flour ⇨ See also ↑mixture ADJECTIVE ▪ smooth, thick ▪ crispy, light (both esp. BrE) ▪ remaining …

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  • 14 batter — [[t]bæ̱tə(r)[/t]] batters, battering, battered 1) VERB If someone is battered, they are regularity hit and badly hurt by a member of their family or by their partner. [be V ed] ...evidence that the child was being battered. [V n] ...boys who… …

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  • 15 batter — I n. mixture for baking to mix up; pour; stir (a) batter II v. (D; tr.) to batter to (to batter smt. to pieces) III n. one whose turn it is to bat (baseball) a leadoff batter * * * [ bætə] pour stir (a) batter [ mixture for baking ] to mix up …

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  • 16 batter — bat|ter1 [ˈbætə US ər] v [I always + adverb/preposition, T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: batre or English bat to hit ] to hit someone or something again and again, in a way that hurts someone or causes damage ▪ He was battered to death …

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  • 17 Batter Up — Infobox Single Name = Batter Up Artist = Nelly featuring the St. Lunatics from Album = Country Grammar B side = Released = September 11, 2001 Format = CD single Recorded = 2000 Genre = Rap Length = Label = Universal Records Writer = Producer =… …

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  • 18 batter — I UK [ˈbætə(r)] / US [ˈbætər] verb Word forms batter : present tense I/you/we/they batter he/she/it batters present participle battering past tense battered past participle battered 1) a) [transitive] to deliberately hit someone many times The… …

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  • 19 batter n — 1) The situation in the kitchen is so terrible that it s going from batter to waffle. 2) Betty Botter had some butter, But, she said, this butter s bitter. If I bake this bitter butter, it would make my batter bitter. But a bit of better butter… …

    English expressions

  • 20 batter — batter1 /bat euhr/, v.t. 1. to beat persistently or hard; pound repeatedly. 2. to damage by beating or hard usage: Rough roads had battered the car. High winds were battering the coast. v.i. 3. to deal heavy, repeated blows; pound steadily:… …

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