A sewing operation consisting in the sewing together of two thicknesses of material, or the marking of lines by means of long stitches. Even Basting - All stitches of the same length. Uneven Basting - Long and short stitches. Diagonal Basting - Upper stitches are long and diagonal. Hosiery Term - Refers to the sewing together of a garment or part of a garment with large stitches by hand, these stitches are afterwards removed.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • basting — ou bastaing [ bastɛ̃ ] n. m. • 1877, 1928; de l a. fr. bastir « apprêter » par le provenç. ♦ Techn. Madrier de sapin. ● bastaing ou basting nom masculin (altération du français batten, solive, de l anglais batten) Bois de charpente équarri, de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Basting — ist der Familienname von: Dirk Basting (* 1946), deutscher Chemiker und Unternehmer Johan Hendrik Christiaan Basting (1817–1870), niederländischer Armeearzt Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basting — may refer to:*A type of stitch in sewing * Basting (cooking), a cooking technique …   Wikipedia

  • basting — asting n. 1. Loose temporary stitches. Syn: baste, tacking. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Cookery) The act or process of moistening a roast as it is cooking. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basting — [bās′tiŋ] n. [< BASTE1] 1. the act of sewing with loose, temporary stitches 2. loose, temporary stitches or the thread used for them …   English World dictionary

  • basting — I. noun Date: 15th century 1. the action of a sewer who bastes 2. a. the thread used in basting b. the stitching made by basting II. noun Date: 1530 1. the action of one that bastes food 2. the liquid used in basting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Basting — Baste Baste (b[=a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Basted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Basting}.] [Cf. Icel. beysta to strike, powder; Sw. basa to beat with a rod: perh. akin to E. beat.] 1. To beat with a stick; to cudgel. [1913 Webster] One man was basted by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basting — basting1 /bay sting/, n. 1. sewing with long, loose stitches to hold material in place until the final sewing. 2. bastings, the stitches taken or the threads used. [1515 25; BASTE1 + ING1] basting2 /bay sting/, n. 1. the act of moistening food… …   Universalium

  • basting —   Holoholo, humu ho oholoholo, kāholo.    ♦ Basting thread, lopi kāholo, lopi ho oholoholo …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • basting — noun 1. a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together • Syn: ↑baste, ↑basting stitch, ↑tacking • Derivationally related forms: ↑baste (for: ↑baste) …   Useful english dictionary

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