from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hand-held kitchen utensil with rotating blades for beating, whipping, or mixing.
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- n. A kitchen utensil that uses rotating blades to beat eggs
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- n. an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
- n. a mixer for beating eggs or whipping cream
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My stand mixer makes a mean meringue, but that eggbeater is perfect for whipping a single egg white to fold into grandma’s favorite tapioca pudding.
He will insist that in some fantastic way his Auntie Flossie’s death is mixed up with our eggbeater, which is what we ambiguously call our magnetic fuse.”
Garden Tuesday – 08/18/09 - Bean Bounty eggbeater silence does not make the heart grow fonder.
I make whipped cream all the time with my eggbeater so I assumed that a meringue could hardly be all that more work.
Tired of spinning the eggbeater, I took my meringue and folded it into the whipped cream and berries.
Highlight two: The set becomes a steampunk amusement park, full of complex and beautiful motion, while two of the balancing brothers perform in and around a giant apparatus -- the 'Wheel of Death' -- which looks like a cross between a French Horn and an eggbeater.
It was my own tool and I used it whenever I could: a plastic eggbeater.
With big blue eyes the size of saucers and blond hair that looked like it was combed with an eggbeater, she was a whirlwind in motion.
Nilly churned his arms like an eggbeater in the water.
When my grandmother passed away, I inherited several of her kitchen items, including her eggbeater.