- (Cookery)(rociar con su jugo o con mantequilla etc durante la cocción)Example sentences
- Always heat your marinades before basting meat or poultry.
- Mop sauce gets its name from a utensil similar to a small string mop that the chuck wagon cook would use to baste meats, literally mopping on the sauce while cooking.
- You want to look for a brisket with the most fat, because it protects and bastes the meat naturally.
- (sew loosely)Example sentences
- Turn the lining inside out to enclose seams and baste the lining loose edges to the suit front at the leg openings, neckline and armholes.
- The ribs have a tendency to slip, so pin or baste well prior to stitching the seams.
- Substitute basting tape or basting-adhesive glue stick for basting stitches whenever practical, even for holding zippers in place.
- (American English) [colloquial] [dated] (thrash)pegarle una paliza aExample sentences
- If she had had an umbrella she would have basted him over the head with it.
- They basted him for his labour, kept him prisoner.
- He was more mortified at that, than the feeling of the pain and he did not moan no matter how hard they basted him.
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In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.