beater Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"beater" in British English

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beaternoun [C]

uk   /ˈbiː.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/

beater noun [C] (DEVICE)

a ​device that is used for ​repeatedlyhitting something, ​especially in ​order to ​clean it, or for ​mixingfoods. Beater is often used as a ​combiningform: an ​electric beater a ​carpet beater an ​egg beater

beater noun [C] (PERSON)

used as a ​combiningform to refer to a ​person who ​repeatedlyhitspeople, ​especiallymembers of ​theirfamily: a wife-beater a ​personpaid by ​peoplehunting to ​forcebirds and ​animals into a ​place where they can be ​seen and ​thereforeshot
(Definition of beater from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"beater" in American English

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beaternoun [C]

 us   /ˈbi·t̬ər/
a ​device used for ​mixingfoods
(Definition of beater from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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