how to pronounce beater


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beater is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of beater in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and i've driven a lot of beater cars all …”

meanings of beater


  1. A papermaking machine for processing fibres by fibrillation in order to improve bonding strength.
  2. A weaving tool designed to push the weft yarn securely into place. It contains the comb-like insert reed and is sometimes a part of the loom.
  3. A harp seal pup after its first moult and before its second moult.
  4. An automobile in poor operating condition.
  5. Someone or something that beats.
  6. A stick used to play a percussion instrument.
  7. A sleeveless undershirt.
  8. A kitchen implement for mixing.
  9. A person who drives game towards shooters in a hunting party, often working in a group.

beater frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word beater occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics beater can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that beater can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

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