Translation of batir in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 [huevos] to beat, whisk; [nata/crema] to whip; [mantequilla] to churn batir las claras a punto de nieve beat o/or whisk the egg whites until stiff batir la margarina con el azúcar cream the margarine and sugar together
- 2 2.1 [marca/récord] to break batir un récord mundial to break a world record 2.2 (derrotar) [enemigo/rival] to beat 2.3 (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial], (verbalmente) to beat, defeat
- 3 3.1 [ala] to beat, flap 3.2batir palmas to clap 3.3 [metal] to beat; [moneda] to mint 3.4 [literario/literary] [viento/lluvia] to beat against; [olas/mar] pound, beat o/or crash against 3.5 [Militar/Military] [muralla/posición] to pound, batter
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- [viento/lluvia/mar] to beat el agua batía sobre los cristales the rain beat on o/or against the windows
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