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ba·con

 (bā′kən)
n.
The salted and smoked meat from the back and sides of a pig.

[Middle English, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English bæc, back.]

bacon

(ˈbeɪkən)
n
1. (Cookery) meat from the back and sides of a pig, dried, salted, and usually smoked
2. bring home the bacon informal
a. to achieve success
b. to provide material support
3. save someone's bacon informal Brit to help someone to escape from danger
[C12: from Old French bacon, from Old High German bahho; related to Old Saxon baco; see back1]

Bacon

(ˈbeɪkən)
n
1. (Biography) Francis, Baron Verulam, Viscount St Albans. 1561–1626, English philosopher, statesman, and essayist; described the inductive method of reasoning: his works include Essays (1625), The Advancement of Learning (1605), and Novum Organum (1620)
2. (Biography) Francis. 1909–92, British painter, born in Dublin, noted for his distorted, richly coloured human figures, dogs, and carcasses
3. (Biography) Roger. ?1214–92, English Franciscan monk, scholar, and scientist: stressed the importance of experiment, demonstrated that air is required for combustion, and first used lenses to correct vision. His Opus Majus (1266) is a compendium of all the sciences of his age

ba•con

(ˈbeɪ kən)

n.
the back and sides of a hog, salted and dried or smoked, usu. sliced thin and fried.
Idioms:
bring home the bacon,
a. to support oneself or one's family; earn a living.
b. to succeed.
[1300–50; Middle English bacoun < Anglo-French; Old French bacon < Germanic *bakōn- (Old High German bacho back, ham, bacon), derivative of *baka- back1; compare Middle Dutch bake bacon]

Ba•con

(ˈbeɪ kən)

n.
1. Francis (Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans), 1561–1626, English essayist, philosopher, and statesman.
2. Francis, 1910–92, English painter, born in Ireland.
3. Nathaniel, 1647–76, American colonist, born in England: leader of a rebellion in Virginia 1676.
4. Roger, 1214?–94?, English philosopher and scientist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bacon - back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smokedbacon - back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
cut of pork - cut of meat from a hog or pig
side of bacon, flitch - salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork
gammon - hind portion of a side of bacon
bacon strip - a slice of bacon
bacon rind - the rind of bacon
Canadian bacon - from a boned strip of cured loin
2.bacon - English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentationBacon - 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 - English statesman and philosopherBacon - English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
Translations
لـَحْم خَنْزِير مُقَدَّدلَحْم من فَخْذ الخَنْزير
slanina
bacon
pekonikylki
slanina
angolszalonna
beikon
ベーコン
베이컨
rūkytas bekonassūdytas bekonas
bekonsspeķis
slanina
slanina
bacon
thịt lợn muối xông khói

bacon

[ˈbeɪkən] Nbeicon m (Sp), tocino m (LAm), panceta f (Arg)
bacon and eggshuevos mpl con tocino
to bring home the bacon (= earn one's living) → ganarse las habichuelas
to save sb's baconsalvar el pellejo a algn

bacon

[ˈbeɪkən] n (= meat) (lean)bacon m; (fatty)lard m
bacon and eggs → des œufs au bacon
a rasher of bacon → une tranche de lard
to bring home the bacon (= earn money) → faire bouillir la marmite (= achieve one's goal) → décrocher la timbale
to save sb's bacon (British)sauver la peau à qn

bacon

ndurchwachsener Speck; bacon and eggsEier mit Speck; to save somebody’s bacon (inf)jds Rettung sein; to bring home the bacon (inf: = earn a living) → die Brötchen verdienen (inf)

bacon

[ˈbeɪkən] npancetta
bacon and eggs → uova fpl con pancetta

bacon

(ˈbeikən) noun
the flesh of the back and sides of a pig, salted and dried, used as food.

bacon

لـَحْم خَنْزِير مُقَدَّد slanina bacon Speck μπέικον panceta, tocino pekoni bacon slanina pancetta ベーコン 베이컨 bacon bacon bekon bacon бекон bacon เนื้อด้านหลังและส่วนนอกของหมูที่ใส่เกลือรมควัน domuz pastırması thịt lợn muối xông khói 咸肉
References in classic literature ?
But you will find the life of Francis Bacon very interesting.
Nevertheless this period includes in prose one writer greater than any prose writer of the previous century, namely Francis Bacon, and, further, the book which unquestionably occupies the highest place in English literature, that is the King James version of the Bible; and in poetry it includes one of the very greatest figures, John Milton, together with a varied and highly interesting assemblage of lesser lyrists.
That was ill done, Hans, you should have carried the bacon on your head.
Beans and bacon, cheese and bread, were all he had to offer, but he offered them freely.
and let me have the bacon cut very nice and thin; for I can't endure anything that's gross.
The Terror of the Seas had brought a side of bacon, and had about worn himself out with getting it there.
Plato among the Greeks, like Bacon among the moderns, was the first who conceived a method of knowledge, although neither of them always distinguished the bare outline or form from the substance of truth; and both of them had to be content with an abstraction of science which was not yet realized.
pie of the most delicate and tender mouse minced up with bacon.
But when saying this, the man with the worn boots cast an uneasy look at his table, from which the oysters had disappeared, and upon which there was nothing left but a morsel of salt bacon.
In Cypher's she belonged--in the bacon smoke, the cabbage perfume, the grand, Wagnerian chorus of hurled ironstone china and rattling casters.
It's oftenest naught but bread," he said, "but I've got a fine slice o' fat bacon with it today.
While coffee was boiling, bacon frying, and flapjacks were being mixed, Daylight found time to put on a big pot of beans.