egg beater
egg beater egg beater, egg-beater egg-beater . a small device having one or usually two blades, each having several stiff oval wires at the tip. The blades are swirled or rotated for beating eggs or whipping cream. The electrical variety typically have two such blades, which are arranged so that the tips of the blades interlace while rotating.

Syn: eggwhisk. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • egg-beater — egg beater, egg beater egg beater . a small device having one or usually two blades, each having several stiff oval wires at the tip. The blades are swirled or rotated for beating eggs or whipping cream. The electrical variety typically have two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egg beater — noun 1. An egg whisk 2. A helicopter (esp N Am inf) • • • Main Entry: ↑egg …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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. □ By the time you get about twenty egg beaters on the lake at once, it’s really pretty noisy. 2. n. a helicopter. (See also rotorhead.) □ The… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • egg beater — kitchen utensil for whipping or beating ingredients …   English contemporary dictionary

  • egg beater — /ˈɛg bitə/ (say eg beetuh) noun 1. a utensil with rotating blades used for beating eggs, whipping cream, etc. 2. Colloquial a helicopter. 3. → threadline reel …   Australian English dictionary

  • egg-beater — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Egg — ([e^]g), n. [OE., fr. Icel. egg; akin to AS. [ae]g (whence OE. ey), Sw. [ a]gg, Dan. [ae]g, G. & D. ei, and prob. to OSlav. aje, jaje, L. ovum, Gr. w,o n, Ir. ugh, Gael. ubh, and perh. to L. avis bird. Cf. {Oval}.] 1. (Popularly) The oval or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Egg and anchor — Egg Egg ([e^]g), n. [OE., fr. Icel. egg; akin to AS. [ae]g (whence OE. ey), Sw. [ a]gg, Dan. [ae]g, G. & D. ei, and prob. to OSlav. aje, jaje, L. ovum, Gr. w,o n, Ir. ugh, Gael. ubh, and perh. to L. avis bird. Cf. {Oval}.] 1. (Popularly) The oval …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egg and dart — Egg Egg ([e^]g), n. [OE., fr. Icel. egg; akin to AS. [ae]g (whence OE. ey), Sw. [ a]gg, Dan. [ae]g, G. & D. ei, and prob. to OSlav. aje, jaje, L. ovum, Gr. w,o n, Ir. ugh, Gael. ubh, and perh. to L. avis bird. Cf. {Oval}.] 1. (Popularly) The oval …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egg and tongue — Egg Egg ([e^]g), n. [OE., fr. Icel. egg; akin to AS. [ae]g (whence OE. ey), Sw. [ a]gg, Dan. [ae]g, G. & D. ei, and prob. to OSlav. aje, jaje, L. ovum, Gr. w,o n, Ir. ugh, Gael. ubh, and perh. to L. avis bird. Cf. {Oval}.] 1. (Popularly) The oval …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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