basting definition

  • noun:
    • A (actual) beating.
    • free short-term stitches.
    • The act or process of moistening a roast as it is cooking.
    • A cudgeling; a beating.
    • The moistening of beef that is becoming roasted along with its very own fat, butter, etc.
    • The gravy, melted fat, butter, etc., used in moistening roasting meat, etc.
    • In candle-making, the process of pouring melted wax across wicks.
    • The act of sewing along with long, loose stitches.
    • The stitches on their own.
    • moistening a roast as it's cooking
    • a loose short-term sewing stitch to carry levels of fabric together
  • verb:
    • provide participle of baste.

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