basting vs tacking what difference

what is difference between basting and tacking

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).


English

Verb

tacking

  1. present participle of tack

Noun

tacking (countable and uncountable, plural tackings)

  1. (sewing) Loose temporary stitches in dressmaking etc.
  2. (nautical) The act of changing tack.
  3. (law) A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose a claim.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bouvier to this entry?)
    • 1826, James Kent, Commentaries on American Law
      The English doctrine of tacking was first solemnly established in Marsh v . Lee , under the assistance of Sir Matthew Hale , who compared the operation to a plank in shipwreck gained by the last mortgagee
  4. (law) The joining together of consecutive periods of possession of property, especially between squatters in cases of adverse possession.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Tangkic

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