Definition Of batter
(in various sports, especially baseball) a player who is batting.
He was a first baseman and a left-handed batter and I admired the way he played.
(of a wall) have a receding slope.
It becomes easier with height as the wall batters in, and the gap between the face of the wall and the corner of the pillar increases.
a damaged area of metal type or a printing block.
When there are uncorrected printer's errors, or errors that can be attributed to type batter , we have silently corrected them, primarily so that they do not impede electronic searches of our transcribed texts.
a gradual backward slope in a wall or similar structure.
The defensive wall was of fine ashlar masonry with a pronounced batter .
a semiliquid mixture of flour, egg, and milk or water used in cooking, especially for making cakes or for coating food before frying.
In its simplest form this is a flour and water batter , providing food and moisture for the yeast spores which the baker hopes are present.
Example Of batter
a batter thin enough to be poured
A reader in the January issue asked a question about a runner on third tagging up when a batter hits a fly ball to the outfield.
Add the flour mixture to the batter in three or four additions, and stir until just combined.
Batter should have consistency of thin pancake batter .
Conversely, husbands who were having extramarital affairs also tended to batter their wives.