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Definitions of bacon:
  • noun:   back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun:   English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
  • noun:   English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 8333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1041)

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