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baster

noun bast·er \ ˈbā-stər \

Definition of baster

: 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
; especially : a utensil that consists of a tube with a bulb at one end that draws in and ejects liquid for basting food
  • a turkey baster
  • Let them marinate for about 1 hour, using a bulb baster to saturate the meat from time to time.
  • —Evan Jones

First Known Use of baster

1832


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baster

noun

Definition of baster

: 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

First Known Use of baster

circa 1881


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