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bernoulli
  • n  Swiss physicist who contributed to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics (1700-1782)
  • n  Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
  • n  Swiss mathematician (1654-1705)
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bernoulli's law
  • n  (statistics) law stating that a large number of items taken at random from a population will (on the average) have the population statistics
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bernoulli distribution
  • n  a theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success
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berretta
  • n  a stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy
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berry
  • n  any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
  • n  a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)
  • n  United States rock singer (born in 1931)
  • v  pick or gather berries
    We went berrying in the summer
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berry fern
  • n  North American fern often bearing bulbils on the leaflets
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berserker
  • n  one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
  • s  frenzied as if possessed by a demon
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berteroa incana
  • n  tall European annual with downy grey-green foliage and dense heads of small white flowers followed by hairy pods; naturalized in North America; sometimes a troublesome weed
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berth
  • n  a job in an organization
  • n  a place where a craft can be made fast
  • n  a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
  • v  provide with a berth
  • v  secure in or as if in a berth or dock
  • v  come into or dock at a wharf
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bertholletia excelsa
  • n  tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
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bertillon system
  • n  a system or procedure for identifying persons
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bertolt brecht
  • n  German dramatist and poet who developed a style of epic theater (1898-1956)
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bertram brockhouse
  • n  Canadian physicist who bounced neutron beams off of atomic nuclei to study the structure of matter (1918-2003)
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