Bast vs Batter - What's the difference?
As a verb batter is
to hit or strike violently and repeatedly or batter
can be (architecture) to slope (of walls, buildings etc).
As a noun 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.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Fibre made from the phloem of certain plants and used for matting and cord.
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- I thought I saw Him in the Long Walk there, by the bed of Nelly Roche, tending a fallen flower with a wisp of bast .
- He had taken along a long bast rope in his sleigh, since it was the custom on longer journeys to have a spare rope in case the reins needed mending.
From (etyl) .
to hit or strike violently and repeatedly.
to coat with batter (the food ingredient).
- He battered his wife with a walking stick.
to defeat soundly; to thrash
- I prefer it when they batter the cod with breadcrumbs.
(UK, slang, usually in the passive) To intoxicate
- Leeds United battered Charlton 7-0.
- That cocktails will batter you!
(metalworking) To flatten (metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
- I was battered last night on our pub crawl.
From (etyl) .
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
A binge, a heavy drinking session.
- To the dismay of his mother, the boy put his finger into the cake batter .
A paste of clay or loam.
- When he went on a batter , he became very violent.
(printing) A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.
(architecture) To slope (of walls, buildings etc.).
An incline on the outer face of a built wall.
- Hydroseeding of unvegetated batters is planned.
(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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