• Battering Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Batter


• Batter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) A bruise on the face of a plate or of type in the form.
  2. (n.) A backward slope in the face of a wall or of a bank; receding slope.
  3. (v. t.) To beat with successive blows; to beat repeatedly and with violence, so as to bruise, shatter, or demolish; as, to batter a wall or rampart.
  4. (v. t.) To flatten (metal) by hammering, so as to compress it inwardly and spread it outwardly.
  5. (n.) One who wields a bat; a batsman.
  6. (v. t.) A semi-liquid mixture of several ingredients, as, flour, eggs, milk, etc., beaten together and used in cookery.
  7. (v. i.) To slope gently backward.
  8. (v. t.) Paste of clay or loam.
  9. (v. t.) To wear or impair as if by beating or by hard usage.

Baste, Batsman, Buffet, Hitter, Slugger,

• Battering train Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A train of artillery for siege operations.

• Battering-ram Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An engine used in ancient times to beat down the walls of besieged places.
  2. (n.) A blacksmiths hammer, suspended, and worked horizontally.