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Princeton's WordNet

  1. battering, bangingnoun

    the act of subjecting to strong attack


  1. batteringnoun

    An instance of battering.

  2. batteringnoun

    The activity of battering.


  1. battering

    Battering refers to the act of subjecting someone to repeated physical violence or abuse, often in a domestic context. It also refers to the continual forceful striking or pounding of something. In cooking, battering refers to coating food with a mixture known as "batter" before cooking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Battering

    of Batter

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. battering

    In military affairs, implies the firing with heavy artillery on some fortification or strong post possessed by an enemy, in order to demolish the works.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of battering in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of battering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of battering in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Batstone-Carr:

    The commodity heavy UK market is taking a bit of a battering. The pressure is rising on China to devalue its currency ... which would support China's equity but not help metal prices or UK-listed miners.

  2. Roger Stone:

    There was no need to have 29 FBI agents with assault weapons and side arms and hand grenades and a battering ram to smash in my front door, they could simply have called my attorney and I would have surrendered voluntarily.

  3. Tim Kaine:

    They may not be wearing Camp Auschwitz T-shirts. They may not be brandishing flags and fence posts and battering 150 police officers. But they are repeating the same big lie about election integrity, the kind of thing that Glenn Youngkin talks about and fraud and the need for more integrity, and they do that so that they can pass laws that will keep people like you and me from being able to vote.

  4. William Patzert:

    Get ready down in Malibu and all along the Orange County coast for a big battering from El Nino.

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