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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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Divide batter evenly between prepared pans; smooth batter to edges.
Mr Rippon said that in police interviews Batters admitted buying the weapons via a French internet site.
A player or coach has often seen the right-handed batter work the count to 3-0.
n A strike is when the pitcher throws the ball through an imaginary square or `strike zone'above home plate to his team's catcher,or if a batter swings and misses a pitch,irrespective of where it is.
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.
Fried chicken is finger-lickin' good because of the oil and batter it's cooked in.
A batter wouldn't have to swing as hard to knock one of these balls out of the park.
After that rough-and-tumble first inning, when four of the first five Dodgers batters reached base against him, he gave up just two more hits and didn't allow another run.
Batters are responsible for soaking up most of the oil and fat when vegetables are battered and fried.
On a high pitch, the batter will see the whole ball.
The batter, who was thinking gravity would pull me down low, swung low and missed.
It is interesting to note that their batters are supplied in bakeable, quick- setting and high lift varieties.