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NounEdit

basting (plural bastings)

  1. The act by which a food item is basted.
    Use repeated bastings to prevent the chicken from drying out.
  2. (archaic) A (physical) beating.

VerbEdit

basting

  1. present participle of baste

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French bastir (to construct).

NounEdit

basting m (plural bastings)

  1. A joist used to carry other planks of wood.

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