Batter vs Baster - What's the difference?

batter | baster |


As nouns the difference between batter and baster

is that batter is a beaten mixture of flour and liquid (usually egg and milk), used for baking (eg pancakes, cake, or yorkshire pudding) or to coat food (eg fish) prior to frying or batter can be an incline on the outer face of a built wall or batter can be (baseball) the player attempting to hit the ball with a bat while baster is one who bastes.

As a verb batter

is to hit or strike violently and repeatedly or batter can be (architecture) to slope (of walls, buildings etc).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

batter

English

(wikipedia batter)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Verb

(en verb)
  • to hit or strike violently and repeatedly.
  • He battered his wife with a walking stick.
  • to coat with batter (the food ingredient).
  • I prefer it when they batter the cod with breadcrumbs.
  • to defeat soundly; to thrash
  • Leeds United battered Charlton 7-0.
  • (UK, slang, usually in the passive) To intoxicate
  • That cocktails will batter you!
    I was battered last night on our pub crawl.
  • (metalworking) To flatten (metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A beaten mixture of flour and liquid (usually egg and milk), used for baking (e.g. pancakes, cake, or Yorkshire pudding) or to coat food (e.g. fish) prior to frying
  • To the dismay of his mother, the boy put his finger into the cake batter .
  • A binge, a heavy drinking session.
  • When he went on a batter , he became very violent.
  • A paste of clay or loam.
  • (Holland)
  • (printing) A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.
  • Etymology 3

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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (architecture) To slope (of walls, buildings etc.).
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An incline on the outer face of a built wall.
  • Hydroseeding of unvegetated batters is planned.

    Etymology 4

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (baseball) The player attempting to hit the ball with a bat.
  • The first batter hit the ball into the corner for a double.
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    baster

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who bastes.
  • A tool for basting meat with fat or gravy.
  • * 2009 , Danielle Corsetto, Girls with Slingshots
  • Hmm, yeah, but we didn’t have a turkey baster .

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