Batter


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batter

[′bad·ər]
(civil engineering)
A uniformly steep slope in a retaining wall or pier; inclination is expressed as 1 foot horizontally per vertical unit (in feet).

Batter

A wall that gently slopes inward toward the top.

batter

To incline from the vertical. A wall is said to batter when it recedes as it rises.
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The batter has two actions: guess fastball and guess slider.
Traditionally many have struggled to match the multifunctional characteristics and textural qualities of batter mixes but unlike other products on the market, Isabel's Naturally Free From batter premix evenly enrobes ingredients such as fish, locking in all the original flavours of the key protein or vegetable, whilst producing a cooked batter that retains its light, golden crunchiness.
The batter is out if he strikes out, flies out, or the ball is thrown to a player touching first or home before he gets there (a force out).
None of them uses cake mixes (they make cake batters from scratch), and they didn't want to give customers the impression that they ever did.
A player or coach has often seen the right-handed batter work the count to 3-0.
The best fat-lowering method is to cook the fish in beer batter at 180 degrees Celsius (356 F) for six minutes, then bang the frying basket at least twice before draining for at least 20 seconds.
Add the remaining flour and milk as needed to form a smooth batter with the consistency of heavy cream.
There, scientists-turned-chefs have concocted a new rice flour batter that absorbs 60 percent less oil than standard commercial batters made from wheat.
Cross measured forces on batters' hands and noted what batters said they felt during impacts at varying distances along the bat.
You'll need a pitcher, a batter, a catcher, and outfielders.
A batter wouldn't have to swing as hard to knock one of these balls out of the park.
Cold Stone created the original Cake Batter Ice Cream([R]), which has since become one of the brand's most popular flavors.