: one that bastes food during cooking
Costco is the U.S.'s biggest seller of fine wines ($600 million a year) and baster of poultry (55,000 rotisserie chickens a day).—John Helyar
: a utensil that consists of a tube with a bulb at one end that draws in and ejects liquid for basting food
Let them marinate for about 1 hour, using a bulb baster to saturate the meat from time to time. —Evan Jones
: one who bastes garments or other articles : one who sews something with long, loose stitches
Basters place parts in position and fasten them by hand with coarse running stitches, generally making only a temporary fastening.—Royal Meeker
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