meaning of Basting

Basting meaning in General Dictionary

Loose temporary stitches

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  • a free temporary sewing stitch to carry layers of textile together
  • moistening a roast as it is preparing
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Basting meaning in Cooking Dictionary

Moistening meals during cooking by spooning or brushing meals with melted fat, pan drippings, a sauce, or any other liquid to stop it from becoming dry

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  • Preparation strategy which moistens animal meat or chicken with cooking pan drinks or drippings during roasting through a spoon or bulb baster as something. The bulb on baster is squeezed within the fluid, then slowly released to-draw the fluid to the pipe.

Basting meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Baste