What does baster mean?

baster meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1520s, "one whom bastes meat," from baste (v.2); from 1726 as "heavy blow," from baste (v.3).

baster meaning in General Dictionary

a cook just who bastes roasting animal meat with melted fat or gravy

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  • a sewer just who fastens a garment with lengthy loose stitches
  • a tube with a rubber light bulb familiar with occupy and release melted fat or gravy to moisten roasting beef