• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bab Lit., gate; -- a title given to the founder of Babism, and taken from that of Bab-ud-Din, assumed by him.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Bab A bunch; tassel; cockade.
    • n Bab A bob, as used in fishing.
    • Bab To fish with a bob. See bob.
    • n Bab A babe.
    • n Bab The title assumed by the founder of Babism.
    • n Bab A Babist; an adherent of or a believer in Babism.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

Beryl and Babs will wrestle.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, June 10, 1914" by Various
Babs began to pull a flower to pieces.
"A Young Mutineer" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
Don't you think we could give her some chloroform, Aunt Bab, and put her on the steamer and take her to England?
"Betty Leicester" by Sarah Orne Jewett
She made Bab jump, but Bab did not mind that; she was a straightforward child, and liked to go direct at a thing.
"Little Folks (December 1884)" by Various
Bab-el-Aukla is the finest gate in the city.
"In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory
And heard great Bab'lon's doom pronounced by Heaven's command.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Poor Babs seems so anxious to see you again.
"The Education of Eric Lane" by Stephen McKenna
Why, the Bab, the Buha, is the splendour of God.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
Betty was using her crash-towel for a handkerchief, and Bab's lay on the ground as she listened with snapping eyes to the little tragedy.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10." by Various
The details of leaving the office so hastily had been too engrossing for thought of Alan and Babs.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
When he had gone, poor little Bab sat for a time in bewilderment.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
And they all go back and the system of inspection is being altered, and he's even forgiven Babs Wheeler.
"The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Now the big house he was in was very still, save for one voice, saying something to Babs.
"The Girl in the Mirror" by Elizabeth Garver Jordan
Of course the children were shown to Mike and the old Indian smiled as he allowed his hand to light gently upon Bab's yellow curls.
"Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Lady Bab affected no delicacy, she laughed at reserve; she had shaken hands with decorum.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More
And yet she had her gusts of enthusiasm over 'darling Babs.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
Mine, bless Bab-ed-Din, was only an action-packed ten minutes on North Clark Street.
"The Big Time" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
She was Babs's pony, and Babs loved her dearly.
"The Girl from Arizona" by Nina Rhoades
Bab, determined to know who the man was, peered cautiously between the curtains.
"The Automobile Girls at Chicago" by Laura Dent Crane
We threaded our way to the southern gate of the city, called Bab Zuweyleh.
"What We Saw in Egypt" by Anonymous

In poetry:

He pu'd a sweet bab o' the red heather bells:
"For love o' auld Scotlan' we'll share't 'mang oorsel's
Keep that in remembrance o' them that's awa',
An' this sall gae wi' us whate'er be oor fa'."
"Pairtin' An' Meetin'" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Children killed in warplane strike on northern town of Al-Bab.
Children were among an estimated 18 people killed today when a Syrian warplane bombed a building in the rebel town of Al-Bab, in Aleppo province.
A member of the Free Syrian Army stands guard at Bab El-Hawa duty free shopping centre on the outskirts of Idlib, near the Syria-Turkey bord.
Lebanese army soldiers patrol in their vehicle in the Sunni Muslim-dominant neighbourhood of Bab al-Tebbaneh in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, during clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites ( OMAR IBRAHIM, REUTERS / December 4, 2012 ).
A cow can eat 25 to 30 pounds of brewery grain a day, he said, watching the slow but steady grinding work being done by Illini Remington Babs.
Syrian children, who fled their home with their family, take refuge at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing, in hopes of entering one of the refugee camps in Turkey on Sunday.
A gunman who said he was a member of a jihadist group near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing in Syria.
Tripoli, March 21, 2011 Libyan soldiers survey the damage to a building hit by a missile late Sunday in the heart of Muammar Gaddafi 's Bab-Al-Azizia compound.
A Barbra Streisand fan has posted video of Babs singing with her duet partner on her much-anticipated Back to Brooklyn concert tour — her gay son, Jason Gould .
Syrian rebels pose after seizing control of the Bab al-Hawa border post on the Syrian-Turkey border on July 20.
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra announced Wednesday that it is naming an interim managing director to replace Babs Mollere, who will depart her post on June 30.
Sunni Muslim gunmen carry their weapons in the Sunni Muslim Bab al-Tebbaneh neighborhood, in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, during clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites.
The story of Barbra "Babs" Siperstein is one that will both break your heart and move you to action.
Libyans attend the Friday market the gardens inside the Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli, on Oct 28, 2011.
Residents survey damage caused by a Sept 11 aerial bombardment on Mawsalet Street in Tariq al-Bab, a neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria.

In science:

In fact, by using some other equations in (iii), we can check that bab = bapb = pb = b.
The characterizations and representations for the generalized inverses with prescribed idempotents in Banach algebras
Also, the appearance of (cid:30) is the result of a B gauge transformation, and the existence of a gauge where BAB is a constant must have some special geometrical or group theoretical signi(cid:12)cance.
Randomizing the Superstring
At least, BAB should be considered as a group metric, like GAB , which is also a constant only in a certain gauge for tangent-space gauge transformations [].
Randomizing the Superstring
The case n = 1 is non-free because aba = bab.
Groups Generated by Powers of Dehn Twists
Each entry Aab and Bab is a real-valued measurement operator.
Random words, quantum statistics, central limits, random matrices
Assuming the tracial state on V ⊗N , each measurement Aab and Bab is a sum of bounded, centered i.i.d. random variables.
Random words, quantum statistics, central limits, random matrices
Suppose that Z is given in the following graph, that h : Z → Z is given by a 7→ bab−1 and b 7→ aba−1 , and that p is a fixed point.
Canonical symbolic dynamics for one-dimensional generalized solenoids
The Hamiltonian matrix on the right-hand side has some special properties due to Bab = −Bba (from cacb = −cbca) and Aab = ¯Aba (from H being self-adjoint as an operator in Fock space).
Symmetry classes in random matrix theory
Since AB is Hurwitz equivalent to BAB , it is enough to prove that F · F ρ−1 is Hurwitz equivalent to F · (F ρ )F .
Braid monodromy factorization for a non-prime $K3$ surface branch curve
The AB phase boundary is at the location where the magnetic field attains a critical value, BAB .
Cosmic Problems for Condensed Matter Experiment
The location of the AB phase boundary in the absence of dissipation can be be found by setting B (t, z ) = BAB .
Cosmic Problems for Condensed Matter Experiment
We know that quandles can be well defined on discrete groups by putting, say, a ◦ b = bab−1 .
Virtual Biquandles
So, it would be nice to understand the quandle relations of type (19), say, the relation a ◦ b = bab−1 .
Virtual Biquandles
Figure 5 shows a photograph of the Ali and Bab electronics for NIST ’s quantum channel, as installed in BBN’s laboratory.
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
Moreover, one can see that the gauge group is broken to a subgroup without preserving the rank, giving a new possibility with respect to the rank reduction by powers of 2 induced by a quantized Bab .
Issues on tadpoles and vacuum redefinitions in String Theory