a design for enriching an ovolo or echinus, consisting of a closely set, alternating series of oval and pointed forms.
noun (in architecture and cabinetwork)
[eg-bee-ter] /ˈɛgˌbi tər/ noun 1. a small for beating , whipping cream, etc. 2. Slang. a helicopter. /ˈɛɡˌbiːtə/ noun 1. Also called eggwhisk. a kitchen utensil for beating eggs, whipping cream, etc; whisk 2. (mainly US & Canadian) an informal name for helicopter noun
adjective 1. describing egg-bearing animals and birds that have difficulty passing their eggs
- Egg bread
noun a soft corn bread made with eggs and milk; also called batter bread , spoon bread Examples The term egg bread is used in the Carolinas and southern Maryland. Word Origin 1854 Usage Note cooking
- Egg cluster
egg cluster n. One of the clumps of cells that results from the breaking up of the gonadal cords in the ovarian cortex and later develops into a primary ovarian follicle.