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batter

verb [I/T]  /ˈbæt̬·ər/ us  

batter verb [I/T] (HIT)

to hit someone or something again and again: [T] Thunderstorms were battering Kansas again on Sunday. [T] fig. He had been battered by opponents who turned public opinion against him.

batter

noun  /ˈbæt̬·ər/ us  

batter noun (FOOD)

[U] any liquid mixture containing milk, eggs, and flour, as used to make cake, pancakes , or other similar food, or to cover food before frying it

batter noun (STICK)

[C] (in baseball) the player whose turn it is to hit the ball
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