baba

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baba a small cake leavened with yeast
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Baba A kind of plum cake.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n baba A child's variant of papa.
    • n baba A light kind of fruitcake, of Polish origin.
    • n baba An Oriental title of respect applied by tributary Arabs to the Turks
    • n baba to the ushers of the seraglio, and to the Patriarch of Alexandria.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

The Baba was the most interested of them all.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
They gazed at Old Juan as if he were an Aladdin, or All Baba in his treasure-cave.
"Rimrock Jones" by Dane Coolidge
Ali Baba, i, p xv; ii, p x; vii, 189.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Nanakpanthi sect was founded by the well-known Baba Nanak, a Khatri of the Lahore District, who lived between 1469 and 1538-39.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
In a town in Persia, there lived two brothers, one named Cassim, the other Ali Baba.
"The Arabian Nights" by Unknown
It is the word which Ali Baba used in the `Arabian Nights,' and that made the doors in the rocks fly open before him.
"Sisters Three" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
So he managed to get across the fiery river, and then went on to the Baba Yaga's.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
Ayoub's army had taken up its position on the Baba Wali Hills.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
They are followers of Baba Nanak, cut their hair, and often smoke.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
Your baba is but a gommissary who puys de goots vich I bring me from Batavia to sell.
"Foster's Letter Of Marque" by Louis Becke
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In poetry:

What things? Oh, the things that I make up, you know,
Out of stories I've read--and they all pass below.
Ali Baba, the Forty Thieves, all in a row,
Go by, as I look from my window.
"What Miss Edith Saw From Her Window" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

It's served with hummus, pita bread, baba ghannouj, yogurt sauce and tablouleh salad.
There were only a handful of players in the hummus arena, mostly local manufacturers who produced Middle Eastern style products like tabouli and baba ghanouj.
Baba Amr in Homs, once an opposition stronghold, is now isolated by a 10-foot high concrete wall.
Syrian forces have now built a wall to seal off the opposition stronghold neighborhood of Baba Amr in Homs.
Golden Chicken at Ali Baba.
Ali Baba serves a succulent, melt-from-the-bone golden chicken with a spicy garlic sauce and pita bread, or you can ask for hummus instead of the garlic.
Sathya Sai Baba dies at 84.
The passing of Indian guru Sai Baba spurred an outpouring from millions of devotees.
Ang babae sa septic tank .
In his Chicago club, the Velvet Lounge, "Baba" (father) Fred Anderson made it a goal to keep the music so close to his heart going.
", and did a brilliant mash-up of the holiday classic with The Who's "Baba O'Riley".
"Mistletoe Marketplace is a tradition here in Mississippi and we just wanted to be a part of it," said vendor Baba Doyle of Delta Bred.
An Acoustic Arrangement of The Who's "Baba O'Riley".
About 40 boats cruised along the shoreline said Barbara "Baba" Conroy with the yacht club.
Chiropractors check the posture of Marianne Baba.
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In science:

First, bab = b implies baba = ba and ba is idempotent.
On generalized inverses and Green's relations
Also ABAB and BABA need not be in P as they are repeats of AB or of its cyclic rotation.
Zeta function for the Lyapunov exponent of a product of random matrices
Target mass effects in the polarized virtual photon structure function are discussed in Baba et al. (2003).
The Spin Structure of the Proton
At present only the electronics for this system are set up in BBN’s Cambridge laboratory, and the two nodes (Ali and Baba) are connected by direct coaxial cabling instead of the true freespace quantum and public channels used between the corresponding nodes at NIST.
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
As shown in Figure 13, in addition to these fiber-based systems, the DARPA Quantum Network also contains Ali and Baba, the electronics subsystems for a high-speed freespace QKD system designed and built by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
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