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beater

1. noun A car that is in poor condition, typically a very old one. You won't be able to drive that old beater forever, you know.
2. noun By extension, something that one uses because it is already in poor condition, so as to not damage or risk something newer and/or in better condition. I'm so afraid that my nice bike will get stolen that most of the time I just end up riding my beater.
3. adjective Describing something that one uses because it is already in poor condition, so as to not damage or risk something newer and/or in better condition. I'm so afraid that my nice bike will get stolen that most of the time I just end up riding my beater bike.

beater

n. a junky old car. I like my old beater even if it has no bumpers.

boy-beater

n. a sleeveless shirt or undershirt allegedly for women or homosexuals. (From the wife-beater.) They sat there looking macho in their tints and boy-beater.

egg-beater

1. n. an outboard boat motor. My egg-beater has been acting up, so I didn’t go out on the lake today.
2. n. a helicopter. (see also rotorhead.) The egg-beater landed on the hospital roof.

wife-beater

n. a sleeveless undershirt. (see also boy-beater.) He always wears wife-beaters with no outer shirt.

world-beater

n. an aggressive and ambitious person. They hired an alleged world-beater to manage the office.
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THE TRAINING Panel beaters usually complete a trade apprenticeship, which combines academic study with on-the-job training.
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However, as beaters work under the direction of a gamekeeper they are technically employed, which has tax implications for both the shoot and the beater.
ConAgra Foods, which manufactures Egg Beaters liquid eggs, has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit to block rival Michael Foods adding cheese to its better'n Eggs product.
Beat egg whites with clean beaters in another large bowl just until whites form soft peaks when beaters are lifted.
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If you've been watching your egg yolks since the mid-1960s, you may already know that Egg Beaters means eggs with no yolk, no Salmonella, and--if you buy the frozen version--no worry that you'll run out of eggs just when you need them.
The idea behind egg beaters is strengthen the swimmers' strokes and help them with endurance.
In a second phase, this liquor undergoes finish-grinding between pitched beaters and a corrugated plate.