Bachelor of Physical Education.
abbreviation (in the US and Canada)
Bachelor of Physical Education
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. See under elk (def 4).
Bernard [ber-nar] /bɛrˈnar/ (Show IPA), c1510–89, French potter, enameler, and author. Historical Examples In this strait Palissy began to give way: he faltered, and at length made a compromise with his anxious helpmate. Palissy the Huguenot Potter C. L. Brightwell For many successive months and years Palissy pursued his experiments. Self-Help Samuel Smiles A survey […]
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B meson. B particle Either of two subatomic particles in the meson family, one neutral and one positively charged, both of which have masses 10,331 times that of an electron and average lifetimes of 1.6 × 10-12 seconds. B particles contain bottom quarks. See Table at subatomic particle.
Bernhard [bern-hahrt] /ˈbɛrn hɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1887–1971, Austrian composer, conductor, and musicologist. Historical Examples The Paumgartner altar-piece, 1499, stands out from the “ordinary pictures” belonging to this early period. Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore