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baste1

baste1

 
pronunciation:
beIst
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: basted, bastes, basting
definition: to sew temporarily with long, loose stitches, as in temporarily assembling the pieces of a garment prior to final sewing.
She basted the sleeves and the side seams.
similar words:
tack
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