Bain

Definitions

  • Bain Marie
    Bain Marie
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bain bān; as F., băN A bath; a bagnio.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bain Direct; near; short: as, that way's the bainest (banest).
    • bain Ready; willing.
    • bain Limber; pliant; flexible.
    • bain Near by; at hand.
    • bain Readily; willingly.
    • n bain A bath, in any of the senses of that word.
    • n bain A bagnio or brothel.
    • bain To bathe; wash.
    • bain To bathe one's self; take a bath.
    • bain etc. Obsolete spelling of bane, bone, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. bain, fr. L. balneum,. Cf. Bagnio

Usage

In literature:

Self-denial Day was originated by Miss Harriet Bain of Wisconsin and adopted by the National Association.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
In this branch, Bentham, Mill, Bain, and others have been prominent workers.
"The Religious Sentiment" by Daniel G. Brinton
You're a little gal, bain't you?
"Opportunities" by Susan Warner
By ALEXANDER BAIN, LL.D.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
I arrived at Oost-Dunkerque, which place I decided to use as a base for this journey, chiefly because it was on the main route to Nieuport Bain.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
The Bain water was said to be specially suited for this purpose.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
The empty glass caught my eye, and I was about to cross and secure it when Bain suddenly entered.
"The Sign of Silence" by William Le Queux
Bain, Gen. Montholon, M. Arago, Lieut.
"Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853" by Various
Come to think, I ought rather to have communicated this want to Bain.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
That is not my room; it is Messrs Baines & Jones's room.
"A City Schoolgirl" by May Baldwin
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In poetry:

"Oh, BAINES CAREW, my woe I've kept
A secret hitherto, you know;" -
(And BAINES CAREW, ESQUIRE, he wept
To hear that BAGG HAD any woe.)
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
But BAINES lay flat upon the floor,
Convulsed with sympathetic sob; -
The Captain toddled off next door,
And gave the case to MR. COBB.
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"Oh, woe! oh, sad! oh, dire to tell!"
(Said BAINES). "Be good enough to stop."
And senseless on the floor he fell,
With unpremeditated flop!
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"To COBB'S cold, calculating ear,
My gruesome sorrows I'll impart" -
"No; stop," said BAINES, "I'll dry my tear,
And steel my sympathetic heart."
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"Restrain my tears I wish I could"
(Said BAINES), "I don't know what to do."
Said CAPTAIN BAGG, "You're very good."
"Oh, not at all," said BAINES CAREW.
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"Oh, dear," said weeping BAINES CAREW,
"This is the direst case I know."
"I'm grieved," said BAGG, "at paining you -
"To COBB and POLTHERTHWAITE I'll go -
"Baines Carew, Gentleman" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Bain Capital not good preparation to lead US.
He and others may not be aware of the real Bain Capital story.
Luxury sales growth to slow in 2012, Bain says.
Kirkland Advises Bain Capital on Second Deal in Three Days.
Bain , age 61, entered heaven's gates on October 8, 2012.
Romney's Bain advisers aided China, Russia growth.
WASHINGTON — As Bain & Co.
Sparks, Md.-based Apex Tool Group, the maker of Craftsman hand tools, Lufkin tape rules and Crescent wrenches, among other products, is being sold to Bain Capital Partners.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Bain & Co. Head in the early 1990s, Mitt Romney presided over the corporate strategy firm's expanding operations into China and Russia, helping their initial attempts to move into the world's free market system.
Romney's Bain Advisers Aided China, Russia Growth.
When Mitt Romney headed Bain & Co.
Bain is no longer Romney's bane .
The Bane /Bain name game.
'Conan' Tweaks Limbaugh's Bane /Bain Comparison with Trailer Recut (Video).
The bane of Romney's Bain Mitt Romney "officially" retired from Bain Capital in February 1999, but SEC filing documents consistently listed him as CEO, sole stockholder, et al, until 2003.
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In science:

However, C/H enrichments of 20–40 over the solar value measured in Uranus and Neptune’s atmospheres indicate that direct gas accretion from the nebula cannot explain these planets’ composition (Baines et al. 1995).
Ice Lines, Planetesimal Composition and Solid Surface Density in the Solar Nebula
Badal´a et al., Prototype and mass production tests of avalanche photodiodes for the electromagnetic calorimeter in the ALICE experiment at LHC, Proceedings of NDIP08 Conference, Aix-Les-Bains (France) (2008), Nucl.
Performance of prototypes for the ALICE electromagnetic calorimeter
While our understanding of jets in crossflow is still very incomplete, it appears that most of the parameters, for example the distribution of lateral veloc ity of the jet are best correlated in terms of the natural coordinates (Chan et al, 1976; Keffer & Baines 1963).
On the Karman constant
Bain CR, Myles PS (2005) Relationship between journal impact factor and levels of evidence in anaesthesia.
Deep Impact: Unintended consequences of journal rank
John Baines called the ATLAS trigger and DAQ an “information super-highway,” and so it is.
Conference Summary - Beauty 2000
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