basting

Definitions of basting
  1. noun
    a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    synonyms: baste, basting stitch, tacking
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    type of:
    embroidery stitch, sewing stitch
    a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
  2. noun
    moistening a roast as it is cooking
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    type of:
    dampening, moistening
    the act of making something slightly wet
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