[bey-luh;; Hungarian bey-lo] /ˈbeɪ lə;; Hungarian ˈbeɪ lɒ/ (Show IPA), 1881–1945, Hungarian composer.
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Béla (ˈbeːlɔ). 1881–1945, Hungarian composer, pianist, and collector of folk songs, by which his music was deeply influenced. His works include six string quartets, three piano concertos, several piano pieces including Mikrokosmos (1926–37), ballets (including The Miraculous Mandarin, 1919), and the opera Bluebeard’s Castle (produced 1918)
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an electric battery for supplying a constant, positive voltage to the plate of a vacuum tube. Contemporary Examples Worst of all, if you accidentally reversed the A and B battery connectors, you could fry your radio’s precious tubes. Whatever Happened to the “B” Battery? Megan McArdle December 20, 2012 When the B battery is connected, […]
Beth (Becker) born 1952, U.S. playwright. William Ernest, 1849–1903, English poet, critic, and editor. Henley-on-Thames. a short- or long-sleeved pullover sport shirt, usually of cotton, with a round neckband and an often covered neckline placket. Contemporary Examples Henley, another vaping boite a bit further downtown, is even hipper. This Is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs Daniel […]
Brendan (Francis) [bren-duh n] /ˈbrɛn dən/ (Show IPA), 1923–64, Irish playwright. Historical Examples As soon as we got in the trees, “Old Lady Behan” as we called her, would come running down the street yelling and waving her arms. The Biography of a Rabbit Roy Benson When they were reinforced by a detachment without an […]
Bernard or Bernhard [bur-nahrd,, burn-hahrd] /ˈbɜr nɑrd,, ˈbɜrn hɑrd/ (Show IPA), 1865–1959, U.S. art critic, born in Lithuania. Contemporary Examples For Berenson, the story line from the White House remains fuzzy. Great Writers Rescue Obama Samuel P. Jacobs December 13, 2010 Historical Examples Mr. Berenson answers the question thus: “His pictures are the perfect reflex […]