baste vs basting what difference

what is difference between baste and basting

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /beɪst/
  • Rhymes: -eɪst
  • Homophone: based

Etymology 1

Late Middle English, from Old French bastir (build, construct, sew up (a garment)).

Verb

baste (third-person singular simple present bastes, present participle basting, simple past and past participle basted)

  1. To sew with long or loose stitches, as for temporary use, or in preparation for gathering the fabric.
Translations

Etymology 2

Middle English basten, of uncertain etymon, possibly from Old French basser (moisten, soak), from bacin (basin).

Verb

baste (third-person singular simple present bastes, present participle basting, simple past and past participle basted)

  1. To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.
  2. (by extension) To coat over something.
  3. To mark (sheep, etc.) with tar.
Translations

Noun

baste (plural bastes)

  1. A basting; a sprinkling of drippings etc. in cooking.
    • 1876, The Odd Fellow’s Companion
      “Just like a leg of mutton being roasted before a slow fire without any one to give it a baste,” groaned the old man.

Etymology 3

Perhaps from the cookery sense of baste or from some Scandinavian etymon. Compare Old Norse beysta (to beat, thresh) (whence
Danish børste (to beat up)). Compare also
Swedish basa (to beat with a rod, to flog) and
Swedish bösta (to thump).
Might be related French bâton (formerly baston), which means stick (English baton comes from bâton) ; see also French bastonnade, the act of beating with a stick.

Verb

baste (third-person singular simple present bastes, present participle basting, simple past and past participle basted)

  1. (archaic, slang) To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
    • July 1660, Samuel Pepys, Diaries
      One man was basted by the keeper for carrying some people over on his back through the waters.
Translations
References
  • [Francis] Grose [et al.] (1811), “Baste”, in Lexicon Balatronicum. A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence. [], London: Printed for C. Chappell, [], OCLC 23927885.

Anagrams

  • Bates, Beast, Sebat, abets, bates, beast, beats, besat, betas, esbat, tabes

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

baste

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of bassen

Anagrams

  • batse, besta

French

Pronunciation

Noun

baste m (plural bastes)

  1. ace of clubs

Noun

baste f (plural bastes)

  1. basque (clothing)

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English bæst.

Noun

baste

  1. Alternative form of bast (bast)

Etymology 2

From Old French bast.

Noun

baste

  1. Alternative form of base (illegitimacy)

Northern Sami

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpasːte/

Noun

baste

  1. spoon

Inflection

Derived terms

  • deadjabaste

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[3], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Portuguese

Verb

baste

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of bastar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of bastar
  3. third-person singular imperative of bastar

Spanish

Verb

baste

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of bastar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of bastar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of bastar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of bastar.


English

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbeɪstɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪstɪŋ

Noun

basting (plural bastings)

  1. The act by which a food item is basted.
    Use repeated bastings to prevent the chicken from drying out.
  2. (archaic) A (physical) beating.

Verb

basting

  1. present participle of baste

References

  • [Francis] Grose [et al.] (1811), “Basting”, in Lexicon Balatronicum. A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence. [], London: Printed for C. Chappell, [], OCLC 23927885.

Anagrams

  • tangibs

French

Alternative forms

  • bastaing

Etymology

From Old French bastir (to construct).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bas.tɛ̃ɡ/, /bas.tɛ̃/

Noun

basting m (plural bastings)

  1. A joist used to carry other planks of wood.

Further reading

  • “basting” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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