What does Bacon mean?

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ˈbeɪ kənBa·con

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bacon(noun)

    back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried

  2. Bacon, Roger Bacon(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)

  3. Bacon, Francis Bacon, Sir Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, 1st Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans(noun)

    English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

Wiktionary

  1. bacon(Noun)

    Cured meat from the sides, belly or back of a pig, particularly, or sometimes other animals.

    Etymology: From bacon, from bacon, bacun, from Old Low *, from bakkōn, from bhAg-. Cognate with bahho, bacho (compare Bache, Bachen), baco, bake, bæc. More at back.

  2. bacon(Noun)

    Thin slices of the above in long strips.

    Etymology: From bacon, from bacon, bacun, from Old Low *, from bakkōn, from bhAg-. Cognate with bahho, bacho (compare Bache, Bachen), baco, bake, bæc. More at back.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bacon(noun)

    the back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the flesh of a pig salted or fresh

Freebase

  1. Bacon

    Bacon is a cured meat prepared from a pig. It is first cured using large quantities of salt, either in a brine or in a dry packing; the result is fresh bacon. Fresh bacon may then be further dried for weeks or months in cold air, or it may be boiled or smoked. Fresh and dried bacon is typically cooked before eating. Boiled bacon is ready to eat, as is some smoked bacon, but may be cooked further before eating. Bacon is prepared from several different cuts of meat. It is usually made from side and back cuts of pork, except in the United States, where it is almost always prepared from pork belly. The side cut has more meat and less fat than the belly. Bacon may be prepared from either of two distinct back cuts: fatback, which is almost pure fat, and pork loin, which is very lean. Bacon-cured pork loin is known as back bacon. Bacon may be eaten smoked, boiled, fried, baked, or grilled, or used as a minor ingredient to flavour dishes. Bacon is also used for barding and larding roasts, especially game, e.g. venison, pheasant. The word is derived from the Old High German bacho, meaning "buttock", "ham" or "side of bacon", and cognate with the Old French bacon.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bacon

    bā′kn, n. swine's flesh salted or pickled and dried: (Shak.) a rustic, 'chaw-bacon.'—To save or sell one's bacon, i.e. one's own flesh or body. [O. Fr. bacon, of Teut. origin; cf. Old High Ger. bahho, bacho; Ger. bache.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bacon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3517

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bacon in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bacon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Bacon in a Sentence

  1. Miami Air:

    South Floridas BOY, 12, WITH FAILING HEART SCORES TOUCHDOWN : THIS WAS SO MUCH BIGGER THAN FOOTBALL In addition to the Border Protection and Border Protection, the South Floridas Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission( FWC), the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office and police departments from Boynton Beach, Jupiter, Palm Beach, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach and Tequesta came together to help make Giovanni Bacon dream a reality, according to WPTV. The extraordinary courage and strength displayed by this boy facing brain cancer is something for us all to admire.

  2. Maureen White:

    The variety of bacon foods was awesome i only regret that I don’t have a second stomach.

  3. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    He's praised them, but he's not speaking out about the fact that this rhetoric out there, and when you've got people say, we have people say 'pigs in a blanket' at a rally, 'fry 'em up like bacon,'.

  4. Waller County Sheriff Glen Smith:

    From my experience, groups like The New Black Panther Party are smart, they point their guns in the air and don’t look Waller County Sheriff Glen Smith in the eye and say ‘ I ’m going to kill Waller County Sheriff Glen Smith, ’ but say ‘ pigs in blanket, ’ or ‘ need to fry some bacon. ’.

  5. Roland Marks:

    Give me two pounds of bacon, i'll take my chances.

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