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Definition of "basting" [basting]

  • A (physical) beating. (noun)
  • Present participle of baste. (verb)

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Use "basting" in a sentence
  • "Begin basting every 10 minutes with coke, and continue cooking uncovered, until the chicken is done, testing doneness by your favorite method."
  • "Japanese clothing is sewed with what we call a basting stitch, but it is as durable as it could be if sewed with the smallest of stitches."
  • "Indeed, not much more had been done towards making them than putting in what I believe is known as basting stitches."