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Synonyms for bacon

Noun

1. bacon, cut of pork
usage: back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
2. Bacon, Roger Bacon
usage: 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
usage: English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
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