\bˈiːtə], \bˈiːtə], \b_ˈiː_t_ə]\
Definitions of BEATER
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By Noah Webster.
One who; a crushing instrument; to beat about, to search diligently for: to beat down, to lower the price; to beat off; to drive back; to beat time, to regulate time by the measured motion of the hand or foot; to beat out, to extend by hammering; to beat the general, to give notice to soldiers to march; to beat the tattoo, to give notice to soldiers to retire to quarters; to beat to arms, to summon solderis to get ready their arms and prepare for battle; to beat a parley, to give a signal to an enemy for a conference; to beat up, to attack suddenly, as an enemy's quarters; to beat up for, to go diligently about in order to procure : policemanâ€™s beat, district to be walked over and watched by a policeman : beater up, one who searches for and starts game for a sportsman.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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