Definition of Bating

1. prep. With the exception of; excepting.



Definition of Bating

1. Verb. (present participle of bate) ¹

2. Preposition. (rare) Apart from; except. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bating

1. bate [v] - See also: bate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bating

bathyscaphs
bathysiderodromophobia
bathysiderodromophobic
bathysphere
bathyspheres
bathythermograph
bathythermographs
batida
batidas
batiferrite
batik
batiked
batiking
batiks
batin
bating (current term)
batisite
batiste
batistes
batler
batlers
batless
batlet
batlets
batlike
batmaker
batmakers
batman
batmans
batmen

Literary usage of Bating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles of Leather Manufacture by H[enry] R[ichardson] Procter (1903)
"The course of this, or any other bating operation can be followed by cutting the hide, and moistening the cut surface with alcoholic solution of ..."

2. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp (1916)
"bating consists in soaking the hides in a mixture of dog or bird dung in warm water. This quickly becomes putrid, and evolves hydrogen sulphide, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1888)
"In the intertropical regions, especially and Brazil, there live enormous spide Fie. 1Ï.—BIRD-bating ..."

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