What Does It Mean to Beat Food?

Beating egg white with electric whisk
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  • Definition: to add air into a mixture, whipping it with either a fork or with an electric mixer so that air is carried into the mixture from the top to bottom over and over again.
  • Pronunciation: beet
  • Also known as: whip, stir
  • Examples: Add oil, water, and eggs, to the cake mix and beat with an electric mixer until well blended and smooth.