the theory attributing the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays to Francis Bacon.
of or relating to the philosopher Francis Bacon or his doctrines. an adherent of the Baconian philosophy. adjective of or relating to Francis Bacon, the philosopher, or to his inductive method of reasoning noun a follower of Bacon’s philosophy one who believes that plays attributed to Shakespeare were written by Bacon
noun acronym Bankers’ Automated Clearing System; a method of making payments direct to a creditor’s bank without using a cheque Contemporary Examples Nearly one-fourth had bacs of at least .08 g/dL, the national legal limit. Biking While Drunk Anneli Rufus October 14, 2010
bacterial. bacteriology. bacterium. Historical Examples The best known and defined forms are bacterium termo and bact. Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold The nature of the change produced by them in milk is very similar to that caused by bact. Outlines of dairy bacteriology H. L. Russell Best Available Control Technology bacteria bacterial bacteriology
a combining form meaning “bacteria,” used in the formation of compound words: bactericide; bacteriuria. bacter- pref. Variant of bacterio-.