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Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
William M., English surgeon, 1839-1896. See: Baker cyst.

Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
John Randal, 20th-century English zoologist. See: Baker pyridine extraction, Baker acid hematein.

Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
James Porter, 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Charcot-Weiss-Baker syndrome.

baker

[AS. bacan, cook by dry heat]
Two or more electric lamps mounted in semicircular containers used for applying heat to various parts of the body. They are also called electric light bakers.
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We are thrilled to move to such a prestigious, quintessential New York address such as Rock Center," said Paul Eyre, managing partner of Baker Hostetler's New York office.
These areas included piers for recreational fishing boats, the shipyard dry docks and special purpose piers," said Baker.
Although the Athabasca Basin has been mined extensively, Baker says there have been new discoveries that have developed new models of how these high-grade, "unconformity-type" uranium deposits uranium are formed.
Baker reaffirms that taxpayers entering retirement communities may continue to deduct certain of their costs without a costly actuarial analysis.
The government didn't have enough money to ward off the forests' demise, so Baker had locals fight the desert's spread by planting trees.
Baker spent her life working on almost every aspect of the struggle for black rights in America.
In Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement, Barbara Ransby has written an intriguing and nuanced biography.
Baker visits at least three schools in the urban district each week, keeping her connected to people and happenings.
The early edition of the day's paper, writes Baker, included "a long account of the heroic efforts of Henry Nehf, a druggist and volunteer fireman from Terre Haute, Indiana, whose body had been found in the remains of a burned and collapsed building, his right arm over his head, as if to fend off the ceiling, and his left around the nozzle of a fire hose.