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egg-beater

1. slang A helicopter. A: "Do you hear that egg-beater?" B: "Yes, it must be from the local news station."
2. slang A small motor on an outboard. Why isn't the boat moving? Is there something wrong with the egg-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.
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Spinning around each other like gravitational egg beaters in the sky, binary black holes tend to clear away the stars around them.
Mix until creamy in your mixer or with an egg beater. Then with a large spoon, blend in to the hot mixture well.
"The guy was moving his plunger arm and his egg beater arm and I was terrified.
Opening the drawer, I like the old-fashioned egg beater best,
If you've been using a fork, switch to manual egg beater. During this time, add the essential oil and continue beating for about five minutes so that the cream looks like fluffy white cake frosting.
His wild shock of crazy, messed-up white hair looks like it was combed with an egg beater. His black, horn-rimmed glasses front his grinning, elfish face with a small, scruffy goatee.
I want to lick the rotary egg beater after it's been used for devil's food cake.
Every frame is stuffed with Grade A (Ardman) details - like the hot water bottle the chickens use as a trampoline for their flying lessons or Ginger tunnelling out with an egg beater.
"It's about as close to using an egg beater on the limb bud cells as you can get," said Stanley Sessions from Stanford University.
Among these are non-electric meat grinders, apple peeler/corers, everything for canning and preserving--even the old-fashioned egg beater can be seen hanging from housewares store shelves.
Q: What does a man's beard have in common with an egg beater?
An Outward Escapes camp was focused on getting kids outside, and, at Sheldon Pool, water polo instructor Ron Thompson taught beginners how to do a basic "egg beater" stroke and helped intermediate and advanced players to improve their overall game.
Using electric mixer or rotary egg beater, add maple flavoring, honey and only enough water to moisten.
Every time the mascara is twisted open and closed, the mixer works like an egg beater, to keep it fresh and clump-free.