Basted vs Bassed - What's the difference?

basted | bassed |


As verbs the difference between basted and bassed

is that basted is (baste) while bassed is (bass).

basted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (baste)
  • Anagrams

    *

    baste

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (bast)
  • To sew with long or loose stitches, as for temporary use, or in preparation for gathering the fabric.
  • * {{quote-news, year=1991, date=June 14, author=J.F. Pirro, title=Custom Work, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=He bastes the coat together with thick white thread almost like string, using stitches big enough to be ripped out easily later. }}

    Etymology 2

    .

    Verb

    (bast)
  • To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.
  • (by extension) To coat over something
  • * {{quote-news, year=2001, date=April 20, author=Peter Margasak, title=Almost Famous, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=Ice Cold Daydream" bastes the bayou funk of the Meters in swirling psychedelia, while "Sweet Thang," a swampy blues cowritten with his dad, sounds like something from Dr. John's "Night Tripper" phase. }}
  • To mark (sheep, etc.) with tar.
  • Etymology 3

    Perhaps from the cookery sense of baste or from some Scandinavian source. Compare (etyl) (whence (etyl) ). Compare also (etyl) and (etyl)

    Verb

    (bast)
  • To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
  • * Samuel Pepys
  • One man was basted by the keeper for carrying some people over on his back through the waters.

    Anagrams

    * ----

    bassed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bass)

  • bass

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of sound, a voice or an instrument, low in pitch or frequency.
  • The giant spoke in a deep, bass , rumbling voice that shook me to my boots.

    Noun

    (es)
  • A low spectrum of sound tones.
  • Peter adjusted the equalizer on his audio equipment to emphasize the bass .
  • A section of musical group that produces low-pitched sound, lower than tenor.
  • The conductor preferred to situate the bass in the middle rear, rather than to one side of the orchestra.
  • A male singer who sings in the bass range.
  • Halfway through middle school, Edgar morphed from a soprano to a bass , much to the amazement and amusement of his fellow choristers.
  • An instrument that plays in the bass range, in particular a double bass, bass guitar, electric bass or bass synthesiser.
  • The musician swung the bass over his head like an axe and smashed it into the amplifier, creating a discordant howl of noise.
  • The clef sign that indicates that the pitch of the notes is below middle C; a bass clef.
  • The score had been written without the treble and bass , but it was easy to pick out which was which based on the location of the notes on the staff.
    Synonyms
    * (singer) basso * (clef) F clef
    Coordinate terms
    * (voice types) soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, contralto (female); countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass (male)
    Derived terms
    * bass clef * bass drum * bass guitar * bassline * bass music * bass note * booty bass * double bass * electric bass * figured bass * Miami bass

    Verb

  • To sound in a deep tone.
  • * 1623 [1610], (William Shakespeare), The Tempest (First Folio ed.), act III, scene iii, lines 99-99
  • and the Thunder
    (That deepe and dreadfull Organ-Pipe) pronounc'd
    The name of Pro?per : it did ba?e my Tre?pa??e

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) bas, alteration of bars, from (etyl) .

    Noun

  • The perch; any of various marine and freshwater fish resembling the perch, all within the order of Perciformes.
  • Derived terms
    * black bass * black sea bass * largemouth bass * sea bass * smallmouth bass * spotted bass * striped bass * white bass

    Etymology 3

    A corruption of bast.

    Noun

    (es)
  • The linden or lime tree.
  • Its bark, used for making mats.
  • A hassock or thick mat.