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Noun

Singular
batter

Plural
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  1. A beaten mixture of flour and liquid (usually egg and milk), used for baking (e.g. pancakes, cake, or yorkshire pudding) or to coat food (e.g. fish) prior to frying
    To the dismay of his mother, the boy put his finger into the cake batter.
  2. The person who tries to hit the ball in a sport like baseball
    The first batter hit the ball into the corner for a double.
  3. (cricket) A batsman. Used under the modern fashion for expunging gender from all words, but in fact women cricketers refer to themselves as batsmen (ie. it's already gender-neutral, see the batsman article).
  4. A binge, a heavy drinking session.
    When he went on a batter, he became very violent.
  5. A slope.
    Hydroseeding of unvegetated batters is planned.

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Verb

Infinitive
to batter

Third person singular
-

Simple past
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Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to batter (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to hit or strike violently and repeatedly
  2. to coat with batter

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