in batches

idiom

: in small quantities at a time
Fry the potatoes in batches.

Examples of in batches in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This involves sowing seeds in batches every few weeks. Cori Sears, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 June 2024 Baking it on a sheet pan eliminates the need to stand at the stove, pan-frying slices in batches. Melissa Clark, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 May 2024 Our most refreshing summer drinks are perfect to make in batches and bring down to the beach (with plastic cups, not glass, and bring a trash bag) or stand as the signature cocktail at an outdoor summer party. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 11 Apr. 2024 This lavish egg is made in batches of 10 because the product is so complex. Helen Chandler-Wilde, Fortune Europe, 22 Mar. 2024 The 16-part series will then unfurl in batches of two episodes per week until a three-part season finale drops on June 19. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Apr. 2024 Let cool, then transfer to a blender or food processor and process in batches until smooth. Bethany Thayer, Detroit Free Press, 16 Mar. 2024 Cook in batches: Overcrowding the pan will cause your oil temperature to drop and your chicken to become soggy. Anna Theoktisto, Southern Living, 9 Sep. 2023 One change involves allowing a slurry containing lithium and other active ingredients to be mixed in a continuous flow rather than in batches, the conventional practice now. Jack Ewing, New York Times, 9 Mar. 2024

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“In batches.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20batches. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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