batter
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batter(
bah
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duhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el bateador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la bateadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The batter is standing waiting to hit the ball.El bateador está parado esperando a batear la pelota.
2. (culinary)
a. la masa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I like to add chocolate chips to my pancake batter.Me gusta agregar chispas de chocolate a la masa de panqueques.
b. la mezcla para rebozar
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Tempura batter has to be very light in order for it to turn out right.La mezcla para rebozar tempura debe ser muy ligera para que quede bien.
c. el rebozado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Place the fish in the batter. Let it drain for a few seconds, then place it in hot oil.Coloca el pescado en el rebozado. Déjalo escurrir por unos segundos y luego ponlo en el aceite caliente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to hit)
a. apalear
He battered his victim until she was unrecognizable.Apaleó a la víctima hasta dejarla irreconocible.
b. pegar
It is illegal to batter an animal.Es ilegal pegar a cualquier animal.
c. maltratar
She was arrested for battering her baby while drunk.Fue detenida por maltratar a su bebé mientras se encontraba ebria.
d. aporrear
The police battered the door until they knocked it down.La policía aporreó la puerta hasta tumbarla.
e. azotar
The storm battered the ship until it broke loose from its mooring.La tormenta azotó el barco hasta que se soltó de sus amarras.
4. (culinary)
a. rebozar
Let's batter some fish for dinner.Vamos a rebozar pescado para la cena.
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batter
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (beat; door)
a. aporrear
2. (person)
a. pegar, maltratar
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batter [ˈbætəʳ]
noun
(Baseball) (Cricket) bateadorabateadora (m) (f);a bateadora
note See culture box in entry baseball.note See culture box in entry cricket.
transitive verb
1 [+person] apalear; [+wife, baby] maltratar; [+boxer] magullar; [+wind, waves] azotar; (Mil) cañonear; bombardear
2 (verbally etc) criticar ásperamente; poner como un trapo (informal)
batter [ˈbætəʳ]
noun
(Cookery) mezcla (f) para rebozar
in batter rebozado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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