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Noun: battering  ba-tu-ring
  1. The act of subjecting to strong attack
    - banging
Verb: batter  ba-tu(r)
  1. Strike against forcefully
    "Winds battered the tent";
    - buffet, knock about
  2. Strike violently and repeatedly
    "She battered the man who tried to attack her";
    - clobber [informal], baste
  3. Make a dent or impression in
    "batter a soft hat";
    - dinge

Derived forms: batterings

See also: knock

Type of: beat, beat up, change form, change shape, combat, deform, fight, fighting, scrap, strike, work over

Encyclopedia: Battering