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BILL

Abbreviation for bass increase at low levels , under level.

Bill

(bil),
Arthur H., U.S. obstetrician, 1877-1961. See: Bill maneuver.

bill

(bĭl)
n.
1. A structure projecting from the head of a bird, consisting of the jaws and their horny covering and including the upper and lower mandibles; a beak.
2. A similar horny mouth part, such as that of a turtle.

bill

A proposal for new legislation in Parliament. Most important bills are introduced to Parliament by a government minister and relate to public policy. If the bill is approved by a majority of members of both the House of Commons and House of Lords, it will become an Act of Parliament and the law of the land.

bill

see BEAK.

bill

see beak.
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Bruno dreams obsessively of angels, he tells us in voice-over narration, though his obese mother Angela (Stacey Halprin) scarcely fills the bill - she decorates her car and her yard with peacock kitsch, binges in the White Castle drive-thru, then throws her considerable weight around when the nuns, as they routinely do, blame Bruno for his victimization.