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Book of Common Prayer
the service book of the Church of England, essentially adopted but changed in details by other churches of the Anglican communion. * * * Liturgical book used by the churches of ...
Book of Concord
▪ Lutheranism       collected doctrinal standards of Lutheranism in Germany, published in German (June 25, 1580) and in Latin (1584). Its publication concluded a ...
book of hours
a book containing the prescribed order of prayers, readings from Scripture, and rites for the canonical hours. Also, Book of Hours. * * * ▪ prayer book  devotional book ...
Book of Kells
/kelz/ an illuminated manuscript (A.D. c800) in the Hiberno-Saxon style. * * * Illuminated manuscript version of the four Gospels, с late 8th–early 9th century. A ...
Book of Mormon
a sacred book of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, believed by members of the church to be an abridgment by a prophet (Mormon) of a record of certain ancient ...
Book of Odes
a collection of 305 poems compiled in the 6th century B.C. by Confucius. Chinese, Shih Ching, Shih King. * * *
book of original entry
Bookkeeping. 1. a book in which transactions are recorded before being transferred into a ledger. 2. journal (def. 5a, b). * * *
Book of the Dead
a collection of ancient Egyptian papyrus books, many with elaborate illustrations, each containing prayers, hymns, incantations, and formulas for the behavior of the souls of the ...
Book of the Month Club
a US company that sells books at reduced prices through the post. It began in 1926 and now offers a catalogue of books on the Internet. * * *
book review
—book reviewer. —book reviewing. 1. a critical description, evaluation, or analysis of a book, esp. one published in a newspaper or magazine. 2. a section or page of a ...
book scorpion
pseudoscorpion. * * *
book share
a share of a mutual fund credited to the account of a shareholder without the physical issuance of a certificate evidencing ownership. Also called uncertificated share. * * *
book society
Chiefly Brit. See book club. [1805-15] * * *
book tile
a flat, cellular roofing tile having two parallel edges one of which is convex and the other concave, so that a number may be fit together edge to edge between rafters, joists, ...
book value
1. the value of a business, property, etc., as stated in a book of accounts (distinguished from market value). 2. total assets minus all liabilities; net worth. [1895-1900] * * *
/book"buyn'deuhr/, n. a person or company whose business or work is the binding of books. [1300-50; ME bok-bindere; see BOOK, BINDER1] * * *
/book"buyn'deuh ree/, n., pl. bookbinderies. bindery. [1805-15, Amer.; BOOKBINDER + -RY] * * *
/book"buyn'ding/, n. the process or art of binding books. [1765-75; BOOK + BINDING] * * * Joining together of leaves of paper, parchment, or vellum within covers to form a book ...
/book"kays'/, n. a set of shelves for books. [1720-30; BOOK + CASE2] * * * Piece of furniture fitted with shelves, formerly often enclosed by doors. In early times the ambry, ...
book club n. A commercial organization that sells books to its members on a regular, usually monthly, basis and typically at a discount. * * *
/book"kraft', -krahft'/, n. Archaic. literary skill; authorship. [bef. 900; OE boccraeft (not recorded in ME). See BOOK, CRAFT] * * *
/book"end'/, n. a support placed at the end of a row of books to hold them upright, usually used in pairs. [1905-10; BOOK + END1] * * *
/book"euhr/, n. See booking agent. * * * (as used in expressions) Booker Prize 2002– Man Booker Prize Washington Booker Taliaferro * * *
Booker Prize
(also the Man Booker Prize) a prize that is given each autumn for the best novel by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland that year. The judging is organized ...
Booker Prize winners
▪ Table Booker Prize winners year novel author 1969 Something to Answer For P.H. Newby 1970 The Elected Member Bernice Rubens 1971 In a Free State V.S. Naipaul (Naipaul, ...
Booker T Washington
➡ Washington (II) * * *
Booker T. and the MG's
▪ American music group       American band that was among the finest instrumental (instrumentals) ensembles in soul music in the 1960s. The original members were Booker ...
Booker T. Washington: The Road to African American Progress (1895)
▪ Primary Source       On September 18, 1895, African American Booker T. Washington delivered a speech at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, ...
Booker Taliaferro Washington
➡ Washington (II) * * *
/book"ee/, n. bookmaker (def. 1). [1880-85; BOOK(MAKER) + -IE] * * *
/book"ing/, n. 1. a contract, engagement, or scheduled performance of a professional entertainer. 2. reservation (def. 5). 3. the act of a person who books. [1635-45; BOOK + ...
booking agent
an agent who makes bookings, as reservations for travel or the theater or engagements for performers, for clients. * * *
booking clerk
1. a person who sells tickets, as for a train or plane. 2. a person who arranges and lists passage for persons, baggage, and goods. [1830-40] * * *
—bookishly, adv. —bookishness, n. /book"ish/, adj. 1. given or devoted to reading or study. 2. more acquainted with books than with real life. 3. of or pertaining to books; ...
See bookish. * * *
See bookishly. * * *
See bookkeeping. * * *
—bookkeeper, n. /book"kee'ping/, n. the work or skill of keeping account books or systematic records of money transactions (distinguished from accounting). [1680-90; BOOK + ...
/book"lit/, n. a little book, esp. one with paper covers; pamphlet. [1855-60; BOOK + -LET] * * *
booklet pane
Philately. any of a number of panes or small pages of postage stamps, stapled together into a booklet for the convenience of users. * * *
book·lore (bo͝okʹlôr', -lōr') n. Knowledge gained from books. * * *
/book"lows'/, n., pl. booklice /-luys'/. any of numerous minute, wingless insects of the order Psocoptera, often living among books or papers. Also, book louse. [1865-70; BOOK + ...
/book"luv'euhr/, n. a person who enjoys reading books. [1860-65; BOOK + LOVER] * * *
book lung n. A sacculate respiratory organ found in some arachnids, such as scorpions and spiders, consisting of several parallel membranous folds arranged like the pages in a ...
—bookmaking, n., adj. /book"may'keuhr/, n. 1. a person who makes a business of accepting the bets of others on the outcome of sports contests, esp. of horse races. 2. a person ...
➡ racing * * *
➡ racing * * *
See bookmaker. * * * Gambling practice of determining odds and receiving and paying off bets on the outcome of sporting events and other competitions. Horse racing is perhaps ...
/book"meuhn, -man'/, n., pl. bookmen /-meuhn, -men'/. 1. a studious or learned man; scholar. 2. a person whose occupation is selling or publishing books. [1575-85; BOOK + -MAN] * ...
/book"mahrk'/, n. 1. a ribbon or other marker placed between the pages of a book to mark a place. 2. a bookplate. [1860-65; BOOK + MARK1] * * *
/book"meuh beel', -moh-/, n. an automobile, small truck, or trailer constructed to carry books and serve as a traveling library, as for communities where libraries are not ...
➡ libraries * * *
Bookof Changes
Book of Changes n. See I Ching. * * *
Bookof Common Prayer
Book of Common Prayer n. The book of services and prayers used in the Anglican Church. * * *
Bookof Mormon
Book of Mormon n. One of the sacred books of the Mormon Church, published in 1830 by Joseph Smith, and believed by Mormons to contain the sacred history of the lost tribes of ...
Bookof the Dead
Book of the Dead n. A collection of ancient Egyptian funerary texts from various periods, containing prayers, magic formulas, and hymns to be used by the soul of the deceased for ...
boo·koo (bo͞oʹko͞o') adj. & n. & adv. Chiefly Southern U.S. Variant of beaucoup. * * *
/book"pay'peuhr/, n. the paper used in printing books, esp. when of superior quality. [BOOK + PAPER] * * *
/book"playt'/, n. a label bearing the owner's name and often a design, coat of arms, or the like, for pasting on the front end paper of a book. [1785-95; BOOK + PLATE1] * * ...
/book"rak'/, n. 1. a support for an open book. 2. a rack for holding books. [1880-85; BOOK + RACK1] * * *
/book"rest'/, n. a support for an open book, usually holding it at a slight angle. [1865-70; BOOK + REST1] * * *
Books of the Bible
▪ Table Books of the Bible Jewish canon Christian canon Protestant canon (Revised Standard Version [RSV]) Roman Catholic canon (Douai-Confraternity versions) Torah ("The ...
—bookselling, n. /book"sel'euhr/, n. the owner or proprietor of a bookstore. [1520-30; BOOK + SELLER] * * *
/book"shelf'/, n., pl. bookshelves. a shelf for holding books, esp. one of several shelves in a bookcase. [1810-20; BOOK + SHELF] * * *
bookshop [book′shäp΄] n. a bookstore, esp. a small or specialized one * * * book·shop (bo͝okʹshŏp') n. A bookstore. * * *
/book"stak'/, n. Usually, bookstacks. stack (def. 4). [1895-1900; BOOK + STACK] * * *
/book"stawl'/, n. 1. a stand, booth, or stall at which books are sold, usually secondhand. 2. Brit. a newsstand. [1790-1800; BOOK + STALL1] * * *
/book"stand'/, n. 1. a bookrack. 2. a bookstall. [1800-10; BOOK + STAND] * * *
/book"stawr', -stohr'/, n. a store where books are sold. Also called bookshop /book"shop'/. [1755-65, Amer.; BOOK + STORE] * * *
book value n. The monetary amount by which an asset is valued in business records, a figure not necessarily identical to the amount the asset could bring on the open market. * * *
/book"werrk'/, n. 1. work or research that requires studying or reading, as distinguished from laboratory experimentation or the like. 2. bookkeeping or other paperwork necessary ...
/book"werrm'/, n. 1. a person devoted to reading or studying. 2. any of various insects that feed on books, esp. a booklouse. [1590-1600; BOOK + WORM] * * * ▪ ...
/boohl/, n. George, 1815-64, English mathematician and logician. * * *
Boole's inequality
Math. the theorem that the probability of several events occurring is less than or equal to the sum of the probabilities of each event occurring. [named after G. BOOLE] * * *
Boole, George
born Nov. 2, 1815, Lincoln, Eng. died Dec. 8, 1864, Ballintemple, Ire. British mathematician. Though basically self-taught and lacking a university degree, in 1849 he was ...
Boole (bo͞ol), George. 1815-1864. British mathematician and logician who developed a calculus of symbolic logic. * * *
Boolean [bo͞o′lē ən] adj. 〚after G. Boole (1815-64), Eng mathematician〛 designating or of any of a number of mathematical systems, esp. one (Boolean algebra) devised ...
Boolean algebra
/booh"lee euhn/ 1. Logic. a deductive logical system, usually applied to classes, in which, under the operations of intersection and symmetric difference, classes are treated as ...
Boolean operation
Computers. any operation in which each of the operands and the result take one of two values. [1960-65] * * *
Boolean ring
Math. a nonempty collection of sets having the properties that the union of two sets of the collection is a set in the collection and that the relative complement of each set ...
Boolean sum
Math. See symmetric difference. [1960-65; named after G. BOOLE; see -AN] * * *
Boolean algebra n. An algebra in which elements have one of two values and the algebraic operations defined on the set are logical OR, a type of addition, and logical AND, a type ...
boom1 —boomingly, adv. /boohm/, v.i. 1. to make a deep, prolonged, resonant sound. 2. to move with a resounding rush or great impetus. 3. to progress, grow, or flourish ...
boom box
a large, powerful portable radio and often CD or cassette player. [1980-85] * * *
boom shot
Motion Pictures, Television. a shot taken by a camera on a boom. * * *
boom town
a town that has grown very rapidly as a result of sudden prosperity. Also, boomtown. [1895-1900] * * *
/boohm"euhn bust"/, adj. characteristic of a period of economic prosperity followed by a depression. Also, boom-or-bust. [1940-45] * * *
/boohm"euhr bust"/, adj. boom-and-bust. * * *

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