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Dictionary definition for: Bacon

1. (n) back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried

2. (n) English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)

3. (n) English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

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