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beat

(Defeat), verb be superior, be supreme, be victoriius over, bring to terms, checkmate, claim a victory, crush, dash, discomfit, excel, get the best of, get thebetter of, have the advantage, hold the advantage, lay waste, obtain a victory, outclass, outdo, outflank, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrange, outrival, overbear, overbid, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, override, overrake, overthrow, overtrump, overwhelm, predominate, preponderate, prevail over, put to rout, quell, ravage, repulse, rout, seize the advantage, subdue, subjugate, succeed in winning, superare, suppress, surmount, surpass, take precedence, thwart, trample upon, transcend, triumph over, undo, upset, vanquish, vincere, win the battle

beat

(Pulsate), verb alternate, come and go, convulse, ebb and flow, falter, flicker, flitter, fluctuate, flutter, move up and down, oscillate, palpitate, pass and repass, pendulate, pound, pulse, quake, quaver, quiver, reciprocate, seesaw, shake, shiver, shuffle, strike, sway, swing, teeter, throb, thump, toss, tremble, undulate, vacillate, vibrate, wave, waver, writhe

beat

(Strike), verb abuse, afflict, attack, baste, bastinado, batter, bruise, buffet, caedere, club, concuss, contund, cudgel, cuff, ferire, fight, flagellate, flail, flog, fustigate, give a blow, give a thrashing, hit, inflict, kick, knock down, lambaste, land a blow, lash, lunge at, maul, pelt, percutere, pound, pulsare, pummel, punch, punish, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smite, swing, thrash, thresh, trounce, verberare, whip
Associated concepts: assault, assault and battery, battery
See also: assault, attack, defeat, kill, lash, oscillate, outweigh, overcome, overwhelm, stress, strike, subdue, subjugate, surmount, surpass, territory, upset
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As the flat plate and beater plate rotate at about 2,200 rpm, small crushed rock is introduced into the unit.
The best Mosin beaters are the nasty-recoiling little M 1944s with the folding bayonets.
The beater hurled the fox into a hedge' Shooting onlooker
Working alongside a team of four other panel beaters, Fred is responsible for carrying out repairs to customers' vehicles, in addition to ensuring the repairs are carried out efficiently and within the timescale allocated.
WRITE TO ROBBIE AT: Record Beaters, Daily Record, Anderston Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA.
But a tribunal ruled beaters were workers and ordered the estate to pay him 80 hours' pay - pounds 428 - at minimum wage.
A minute later a beater walked over and clubbed it with his stick.
His girlfriend Lorraine Loughnane told the Circuit Civil Court that Keane, of Dublin, had never hit her and was not a woman beater.
SOAP star Sally Whittaker, who plays abused wife Sally Webster in Coronation Street, told last night of her anger at facing a real-life wife beater.
Models with the most options, such as a whisk, beater and dough hook, will open up the most possibilities for baking.
COVENTRY boss Gordon Strachan has called on Darren Huckerby to be more consistent - saying his star striker ranges from being "a world beater to a carpet beater.
The Springy Thingy ($4) reverses an old whisk design to serve the dual functions of beater and egg separator.