[al-ig-zan-der,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr/ (Show IPA), 1896–1976, Russian pianist.
Anatomy, Zoology. the part of the central nervous system enclosed in the cranium of humans and other vertebrates, consisting of a soft, convoluted mass of gray and white matter and serving to control and coordinate the mental and physical actions. Zoology. (in many invertebrates) a part of the nervous system more or less corresponding to […]
brain aid prolog language (BAP) A parallel Prolog environment for transputer systems by Frank Bergmann , Martin Ostermann , and Guido von Walter of Brain Aid Systems GbR. BAP is based on a model of communicating sequential Prolog processes. The run-time system consists of a multi-process operating system with support for several applications running concurrently. […]
brain bucket A steel helmet (1950s+ Armed services) hard hat
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