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Boglin Boglins were rubbery hand puppets that resembled small monsters or trolls. They were characterized by their unique packaging (a cardboard box with a plastic "cage" entrance) and by movable eyes and mouth.
Bognor or Bust Bognor or Bust is a UK television panel game, on the subject of news and current affairs. Produced by 4DTV for ITV, the show conventionally gives contestants the opportunity to win prizes, yet is comedic in style.
Bognor Regis and Littlehampton (UK Parliament constituency) Bognor Regis and Littlehampton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
Bogofilter Bogofilter is a mail filter that classifies e-mail as spam or ham (non-spam) by a statistical analysis of the message's header and content (body). The program is able to learn from the user's classifications and corrections.
Bogoliubov Prize for young scientists The Bogoliubov Prize for young scientists is an award offerred to young researchers in theoretical physics by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, an international intergovernmental organization located in Russia. The award is issues in memory of the physicist and mathematician Nikolay Bogoliubov.
Bogoliubov transformation In theoretical physics, the Bogoliubov transformation, named after Nikolay Bogolyubov, is a unitary transformation from a unitary representation of some canonical commutation relation algebra or canonical anticommutation relation algebra into another unitary representation, induced by an isomorphism of the CCR/CAR algebra.
Bogomilism Bogomilism is the Gnostic dualistic sect, the synthesis of Armenian Paulicianism and the local Slavonic Church reform movement in Bulgaria between 950 and 1396 and in the Byzantine Empire between 1018 and 1186.
Bogomol'nyi-Prasad-Sommerfield bound The Bogomol'nyi-Prasad-Sommerfeld bound is a series of inequalities for solutions of partial differential equations depending on the homotopy class of the solution at infinity. This set of inequalities is very useful for solving soliton equations.
BogoMips BogoMips (from "bogus" and MIPS) is an unscientific measurement of CPU speed made by the Linux kernel when it boots, to calibrate an internal busy-loop. An oft-quoted definition of the term is "the number of million times per second a processor can do absolutely nothing".
Bogon filtering A bogon is an informal name for an IP packet on the public Internet that claims to be from an area of the IP address space reserved, but not yet allocated or delegated by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) or a delegated Regional Internet Registry (RIR). The areas of unallocated address space are called "bogon space".
Bogong High Plains The Bogong High Plains are situated in the Alpine National Park in the Australian state of Victoria, just south of Mount Bogong. This area forms part of Australia's Great Dividing Range and in winter is one of the largest snow covered areas in the country.
Bogor Bogor is a city in West Java with a population of approximately 800,000 people in the CBD area and 2,000,000 in suburban area, bringing a total of 3 million population. It was the capital of Indonesia during the British occupation under Stamford Raffles and was used as the capital by the Dutch during the dry season, then known as Buitenzorg (meaning "beyond cares").
Bogor Botanical Gardens The Bogor Botanical Gardens are located 60 km south of the capital of Jakarta in Bogor, Indonesia. The botanical gardens are situated in the city center of Bogor and adjoin the Istana Bogor (Presidential Palace).
Bogoslav Ĺ ulek Bogoslav Ĺ ulek, born Bohuslav Ĺ ulek (April 20, 1816 - November 30, 1895), was a Croatian philologist, historian and lexicographer. He founded much of the Croatian terminology in the areas of social and natural sciences, technology and civilization.
Bogoslovija Bogoslovija (Serbian Cyrillic: Đ‘ĐľĐłĐľŃĐ»ĐľĐ˛Đ¸ŃĐ°) is an urban neighborhood of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is mostly located in Belgrade's municipality of Palilula, with some parts belonging to the municipality of Zvezdara.
Bogota High School Bogota High School is a comprehensive public high school that serves students in seventh through twelfth grade from Bogota, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Bogota Public Schools. During the 2004 - 2005 school year Bogota High School served 516 students.
Bogota Laser Refractive Institute Bogota Laser Refractive Institute (BLRI) is an eye surgical clinic located in the north of Bogota, Colombia. The actual president and owner is famous ophthalmologist Gustavo Tamayo who has managed to make an international name for this laser center.
Bogota's Bike Paths Network BogotĂˇ is the Colombian city with the most extensive and comprehensive network of bike paths. BogotĂˇâ€™s bike paths network or Ciclo-Ruta in Spanish, designed and built during the administration of Mayor Enrique PeĂ±alosa, is also one of the most extensive in the world.
Bogota's Carnival BogotĂˇ's Carnival or Carnival of BogotĂˇ (Spanish: Carnaval de BogotĂˇ) is celebrated in BogotĂˇ every year on August 5 and August 6 for the city's anniversary of its Hispanic foundation. Most of the cultural events take place at the Parque Metropolitano SimĂłn BolĂvarParque SimĂłn BolĂvar.
Bogotazo The massive riots that followed the assassination in BogotĂˇ of Colombian Liberal leader Jorge EliĂ©cer GaitĂˇn on April 9, 1948 were known as the Bogotazo (from "BogotĂˇ" and the -azo suffix of violent augmentation).
Bogs Adornado William "Bogs" Adornado is a former Filipino professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association from 1975 to 1987, for the Crispa Redmanizers, U-Tex Wranglers, Great Taste Coffee Makers, Formula Shell and the Hills Bros Coffeemakers. He is a three-time PBA Most Valuable Player in 1975, 1976 and 1981.
Bogside The Bogside is a nationalist neighbourhood outside the city walls of Derry, Northern Ireland. The area has been a focus point for many of the events of the Troubles, from the Battle of the Bogside and Bloody Sunday in the 1960s and 1970s to today.
Bogside railway station Bogside railway station was a railway station serving the north of the town of Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland. The station was originally part of the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway (now the Ayrshire Coast Line).
Bogston railway station Bogston railway station is on the Inverclyde Line, between the towns of Port Glasgow and Greenock in Inverclyde Council Area, Scotland. In past years the station had a goods yard serving the adjacent ship yards and nearby was the Ladyburn locomotive shed (shedplate 66D).
Bogue Banks The Bogue Banks (sometimes Emerald Isle) is a barrier island of North Carolina in Carteret County. Numerous beach communities are located on the island and can be accessed by one of two bridges across the Bogue Sound.
Bogue Falaya The Bogue Falaya, also known as the Bogue Falaya River, is a river, about 23 mi (37 km) long, in southeastern Louisiana in the United States.Columbia Gazetteer of North America entry It is a tributary of the Tchefuncte River, which flows to Lake Pontchartrain.
BogusĹ‚aw Schaeffer BogusĹ‚aw Schaeffer (b. June 6, 1929 in LwĂłw) is a Polish composer, musicologist, and graphic artist, member of the avantgarde "Cracow Group" of Polish composers alongside Krzysztof Penderecki and others.
BogusĹ‚aw Wontor BogusĹ‚aw Wontor (born September 29, 1967 in SĹ‚ubice) is a Polish politician. He was elected to Sejm on September 25, 2005 getting 7793 votes in 8 Zielona GĂłra district, candidating from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej list.
BogusĹ‚aw XIV of Pomerania Boguslaw XIV of Pomerania (31 March 1580 in Barth - 10 March 1637) in Stettin was the prince of Stettin and Pomerania, bishop of Cammin and last of the Gryfit dynasty (Greifen dynasty) on the Pomeranian throne.
Bogyoke Market Bogyoke Aung San Market (), commonly known as Scott Market, is a major bazaar located in Yangon, Myanmar. It was built by the British in 1926, and is known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets.
Bohai bank On September 7 2005, British bank Standard Chartered announced that it willinvest about US$123 million to buy a 19.99 per cent interest in Bohai Bank, which is to be based in North China's Tianjin Municipality.
Bohai Sea Bohai Sea (), also known as Bohai Bay or Bohai Gulf, is the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea on the coast of northeastern China. It is approximately 823,000 kmÂ˛, and its proximity to Beijing, the capital of China, make it one of the busiest seaways in the world.
Bohalis Bohalis is a small townland located on the N5 road in the Republic of Ireland between Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon and Carracastle, County Mayo. The area was transferred from County Mayo to County Roscommon in 1898.
Bohdan Khmelnytsky Bohdan Zynovii Mykhailovych Khmel'nyts'kyi (Ukrainian: Đ‘ĐľĐłĐ´Đ°Đ˝ Đ—Đ¸Đ˝ĐľĐ˛Ń–Đą ĐśĐ¸Ń…Đ°ĐąĐ»ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐĄĐĽĐµĐ»ŃŚĐ˝Đ¸Ń†ŃŚĐşĐ¸Đą, commonly transliterated as Khmelnytsky; known in Polish as Bohdan Zenobi Chmielnicki; in Russian as Đ‘ĐľĐłĐ´Đ°ĚĐ˝ ĐĄĐĽĐµĐ»ŃŚĐ˝Đ¸ĚŃ†ĐşĐ¸Đą (Bogdan Khmelnitsky)) (c. 1595 â€” August 6, 1657) was hetman of the Zaporozhian Cossack Hetmanate of Ukraine.
Bohdan Kulakowski Bohdan Kulakowski (1942-2006) was professor of mechanical engineering, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University. Kulakowski was an internationally recognized expert in automatic control systems, computer simulations and control of industrial processes, systems dynamics, vehicle/road dynamic interaction and transportation systems.
Bohdan Shust Bohdan Shust (born on March 4, 1986 in Sudova Vyshnya, Ukraine) is a professional Ukrainian football player for Shakhtar Donetsk. He was a part of Ukraine's 2006 World Cup Squad as well as a member of the Ukraine national under-21 football team.
Bohdan X Bohdan X is a former punk rock singer in the bands JAB and Bohdan and the Instigators, both features of the emerging punk rock scene in Melbourne, Australia in the late 1970s. He was also a highly successful DJ on Melbourne's 3RRR radio station from 1978-1995.
BohdaneÄŤ BohdaneÄŤ (formerly also known as ZelenĂˇ BohdaneÄŤ) is a village in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is in the district of KutnĂˇ Hora, between the towns of LedeÄŤ nad SĂˇzavou and ZruÄŤ nad SĂˇzavou.
Bohemia (musician) Bohemia, the Punjabi rapper, is a Punjabi artist that raps in Punjabi and uses unique hip hop tunes in his music. So far he has released two major albums: Vich Pardesan De ("In The Foreign Land"), which he released under the pseudonym "Bohemia the Punjabi Rapper", and Pesa Nasha Pyar ("Money, Drugs, Love"), released under Universal Music and Ishq Records, which he released simply under "Bohemia".
Bohemia Interactive Studio Bohemia Interactive Studio (BIS) is an independent computer and console game developer based in Prague, the Czech Republic. BIS currently employs over 30 game developers in their Prague based research and development studio.
Bohemia Manor Middle School Bohemia Manor Middle School is located in the historic town of Chesapeake City in Cecil County, Maryland. This school is operated by Cecil County Public Schools and shares its campus with Bohemia Manor High School.
Bohemian Grove Bohemian Grove is an 11 kmÂ˛ (2700-acre) campground located at 20601 Bohemian Ave, in Monte Rio, CaliforniaGoogle Earth, 38Â° 28'05" N, 123Â° 00'10" W. belonging to a private San Francisco-based men's fine arts club known as the Bohemian Club.
Bohemian Manifesto The Bohemian Manifesto is a book written by Laren Stover and illustrated by IZAK. Subtitled, A Field Guide to Living on the Edge, it details the eccentricities, the peculiarities, and the informalities of being a Bohemian.
Bohemian national ice hockey team The Bohemian national ice hockey team won the golden medals at the European championships in 1911 and 1914, years before Bohemia, a kingdom within Austria-Hungary, became a part of Czechoslovakia, another successful ice hockey superpower. After the split of Czechoslovakia, the Czech national ice hockey team continued the tradition of the Bohemian team.
Bohemian Romani Bohemian Romani is a dialect of Romani (a European Indo-Aryan language) formerly spoken by the Roma (Gypsies) of Bohemia, the western part of today's Czech Republic. It became extinct after the World War II, due to extermination of most of its speakers in Nazi concentration camps.
Bohemian style In modern usage, the term "Bohemian" (sometimes shortened to "boho") is applied to people who live unconventional, usually artistic, lives. The adherents of the "Bloomsbury Group", which formed around the Stephen sisters, Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf in the early 20th century, are probably the best-known examples.
Bohemian Society of Sciences The Bohemian Society of Sciences, the first official scientific organization within Bohemia, follows a history of the sciences in Czechoslovakia. Before the creation of the Bohemian Society of Sciences, one can find evidence of scientific research and development through the establishment of Charles University in the 14th century, as well as in the works of Astronomers such as Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe under the reign of Rudolph II in addition to various other forms of scientific research.
Bohemian Switzerland Bohemian Switzerland (), also known as Czech Switzerland () is a picturesque region in the north-western Czech Republic. It lies on the Czech side of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains north of DÄ›ÄŤĂn on both sides of the Elbe River.
Bohemianism The term Bohemian was used in the nineteenth century to describe the non-traditional lifestyles of marginalized and impoverished artists, writers, musicians, actors in major European cities. The bohemian lifestyle is often associated with cafĂ©s, coffeehouses, drug use (particularly opium, the "dark idol"), alcoholism, and absinthe (nicknamed the "green fairy").
Bohemund II of Antioch Bohemund II Guiscard (1108-1131) was the Prince of Antioch between 1111 and 1131 and Prince of Taranto from 1111 to 1128. He was the son of the founder of the principalities, Bohemund I, and princess Constance of France (daughter of Philip I).
Bohlen-Pierce scale The Bohlen-Pierce scale (BP scale) is a musical scale that offers an alternative to the octave-based scales typical in Western music. It was independently discovered by Heinz Bohlen, Kees van Prooijen, and also John R.
Bohm Dialogue Bohm Dialogue or Bohmian Dialogue is a form of free association conducted in groups, with no predefined purpose in mind besides mutual understanding and exploration of human thought. It aims to allow participants to examine their preconceptions, prejudices and patterns of thought.
Bohm interpretation The Bohm interpretation of quantum mechanics, sometimes called Bohmian mechanics, the ontological interpretation, or the casual interpretation, is an interpretation postulated by David Bohm in 1952 as an extension of Louis de Broglie's pilot-wave theory of 1927. Consequently it is sometimes called the de Broglie-Bohm theory.
Bohnanza Bohnanza is a German-style card game of trading and politics, designed by Uwe Rosenberg and released in 1997 by Amigo Spiele in German and by Rio Grande Games in English. It is played with a deck of cards with comical illustrations of eight different types of beans (of varying scarcities), which the players are trying to plant and sell in order to raise money.
Bohnenberger (crater) Bohnenberger is a lunar crater that lies near the east edge of the Mare Nectaris, in the foothills of the Montes Pyrenaeus mountain range that forms the perimeter of the mare. To the east beyond the mountains is the larger Colombo crater.
Bohol Island Bohol Island is the main island of Bohol Province in the Visayas. It lies southeast from Cebu Island across Cebu Strait (in some references called Bohol Strait) and southwest from Leyte Island, separated by the Camotes Sea and Canigao Channel.
Boholano language Boholano is a dialect of Cebuano that is spoken on the island of Bohol in the Philippines, although it is sometimes described as a separate language. Boholano, especially the dialects used in Central Bohol, can be distinguished from other Cebuano dialects by a few phonetic changes.
Bohr (crater) Bohr is a lunar crater that is located near the western lunar limb, in the area that is affected by librations. It is attached to the southwestern rim of the larger Vasco da Gama crater formation, and to the southeast of Einstein crater, the latter being named after a fellow physicist.
Bohr compactification In mathematics, the Bohr compactification of a topological group G is a compact Hausdorff topological group H that may be canonically associated to G. Its importance lies in the reduction of the theory of uniformly almost periodic functions on G to the theory of continuous functions on H.
Bohr effect The Bohr effect is a property of hemoglobin first described by the Danish physiologist Christian Bohr in 1904. Because of the Bohr effect, an increase in blood carbon dioxide level, a decrease in pH or increased temperature causes hemoglobin to bind to oxygen with less affinity.
Bohr model In atomic physics, the Bohr model depicts the atom as a small, positively charged nucleus surrounded by electrons that travel in circular orbits around the nucleus â€” similar in structure to the solar system, but with electrostatic forces providing attraction, rather than gravity.
Bohr radius In the Bohr model of the structure of an atom, put forward by Niels Bohr in 1913, electrons orbit a central nucleus. The model says that the electrons orbit only at certain distances from the nucleus, depending on their energy.
Bohr-Einstein debates The Bohr-Einstein debates is a popular name given to what was actually a series of epistemological challenges presented by Albert Einstein against what has come to be called the standard or Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics. Since Einstein's closest friend and primary interlocutor in the "school" of Copenhagen was the physicist Niels Bohr, and since it was Bohr who provided answers to most of the challenges presented by Einstein, what was actually a friendly and fruitful series of exchanges of ideas has taken on the label of a "debate".
Bohrâ€“Mollerup theorem In mathematical analysis, the Bohrâ€“Mollerup theorem is named after the Danish mathematicians Harald Bohr and Johannes Mollerup, who proved it. The theorem characterizes the gamma function, defined for x > 0 by
Bohrium Bohrium (IPA: ), also called eka-rhenium, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Bh and atomic number 107. It is a synthetic element whose most stable isotope, Bh-272, has a half-life of 10 seconds.
Bohtan Neo-Aramaic Bohtan Neo-Aramaic is a modern Eastern Aramaic or Syriac language. Originally, Bohtan Neo-Aramaic was spoken on the Plain of Bohtan in ĹžÄ±rnak Province of southeastern Turkey, but it is now spoken mostly around the village of Gardabani, near Rustavi in Georgia.
BohumĂn BohumĂn (German: Oderberg, Polish: Bogumin) is a city in the Czech Republic near the border with Poland. Situated on the Oder river, BohumĂn has 23,078 inhabitants (2005) and is located in the KarvinĂˇ Okres of the Moravian-Silesian Region.
Bohumil Kafka Bohumil Kafka was a Czech sculptor and pedagogue, born February 14, 1878 in Nova Paka, Bohemia and died on November 24, 1942. He studied in Prague with sculptor Josef VĂˇclav Myslbek before moving to Vienna and then Paris to continue his studies.
Bohumil Mathesius Bohumil Mathesius (July 14, 1888 â€“ June 2, 1952) was a Czech poet, translator, publicist and literary scientist â€“ expert on Russian literature. He was a professor on the Faculty of Philosophy at the Charles University in Prague.
Bohumil MĂĽller Bohumil MĂĽller (1915-1987), an underground religious leader in Czechoslovakia during World War II and the communist period, led the Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses during a very turbulent time for them when they were banned by the Nazis and later by the communists. He spent fourteen years in concentration camps and communist prisons.
Bohus Fortress Bohus Fortress (also Baahus or BĂĄhus, originally: Bagahus) lies along the old Norwegian - Swedish border in KungĂ¤lv, BohuslĂ¤n, Sweden, north east from Hisingen where the GĂ¶ta river splits into two branches (20 kilometres north of Gothenburg). It commands its surroundings from a 40 meter high cliff, with the river forming a natural moat about it.
Bohuslav ChĹoupek Bohuslav ChĹoupek (August 10 1925, PetrĹľalka (now part of Bratislava) - June 28 2004, Prague) was a Czechoslovak politician, journalist and writer. He was one of the most visible representatives of the Communist regime after the defeat of the Prague Spring (Normalization period, i.
Bohuslav MatÄ›j ÄŚernohorskĂ˝ Bohuslav Matej Cernohorsky (Christened February 16, 1684, Nymburk, Bohemiaâ€”July 1, 1742, Graz, Austria) was a famous Czech composer of the baroque era. One of his works is called Triphonics, written for organ, piano, and trombone.
Bohuslav Reynek Bohuslav Reynek was one of the most important Bohemian (Czech) poets, writers and translators of the 20th century. He was born in 1892 at Petrkov Manor, VysoÄŤina (English Bohemian Highland), and died in 1971 at Petrkov Manor.
BohuslĂ¤n Big Band The BohuslĂ¤n Big Band is a modern jazz ensemble from Sweden which started as a military orchestra in the 19th century. They play original music as well as compositions by Lars Jansson, Maria Schneider, Frank Zappa and others.
Bochasan Small town in Gujarat, western India. Is known primarily as the origin of BAPS - the 'Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha,' so named because it's first formal center was established in Bochasan in 1907 by their guru Shastriji Maharaj.
Bochner space In mathematics, Bochner spaces are a generalization of the concept of Lp spaces to slightly more general domains and ranges than the initial definition. They are often used in the functional analysis approach to the study of partial differential equations that depend on time, e.
Bochner's formula In mathematics, Bochner's formula is a significant result of Salomon Bochner in differential geometry. Loosely speaking, it says that the difference between the two Laplacians is a zero-order curvature operator.
Bochnia County Bochnia County (Polish powiat bocheĹ„ski ) is a unit of territorial administration and local government in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship in Poland, created on 1 January 1999 as a result of the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998.
Bochs Bochs is a portable x86 and AMD64 PCs emulator mostly written in C++ and distributed as free software under GNU Lesser General Public License. It supports emulation of the processor(s) (including protected mode), memory, disks, display, ethernet, BIOS and common hardware peripherals of PCs.
Bochum welt Gianluigi Di Costanzo, aka Bochum Welt, released a number of EPs and mini-albums on the Aphex Twin's Rephlex imprint: Module 2, Scharlach Eingang and FOAS to name a few titles. In the meantime, he enters the world of sound design for motion pictures producing the musical score of the Power Mac game "Pacman Deluxe".
Boi (gender) Boi is a deliberately altered spelling of boy, and is sometimes used as a synonym for male when referring to young adults. 'Boi' may refer to a young-appearing (and in reality relatively young) bisexual or homosexual male, especially one who is somewhat effeminate, or who merely wishes to distinguish himself with a different term from heterosexual boys.
Boi-tata Boi-tatĂˇ [Boytata] is a monster from Brazilian folklore. Regionally it is called BoitatĂˇ, BaitatĂˇ, BatatĂˇ, BitatĂˇ, BatatĂŁo, BiatatĂˇ, M'boiguaĂ§u, MboitatĂˇ and MbaĂŞ-Tata, this last variation being the etymological form meaning fiery serpent in the Tupi language.
Boies Penrose Boies Penrose (November 1, 1860 â€“ December 31, 1921) was an American lawyer and Republican politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He represented Pennsylvania in the United States Senate from 1897 until his death in 1921.
Boiga Boiga is a large genus of mildly venomous, rear-fanged, colubrid snakes typically known as the cat-eyed snakes or just cat snakes. They are primarily found throughout southeast Asia, India and Australia, but due to their extremely hardy nature and adaptability have spread to many other suitable habitats around the world.
Boiga dendrophila The Gold-ringed Cat Snake or Mangrove Snake Boiga dendrophila is a species of snake that belongs to the genus of Boiga. The average size of an adult mangrove snake is about two and a half meters, or about eight feet.
Boiga trigonata The Indian Gamma Snake or Common Cat Snake (Boiga trigonata) is a species of snake. It is distributed throughout Sri Lanka, India (Sikkim, Maharashtra (Sinhagad road, Marunji)), Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Afghanistan (LEVITON 1959: 461), S Turkmenistan, S Uzbekistan, SE Tajikistan, and Iran.
Boigu Island, Queensland Boigu Island () is the most northerly inhabited island in Australian territory. It is part of the top-western group of the Torres Strait Islands, which lie in the Torres Strait separating Cape York Peninsula from the island of New Guinea.
Boicho Kokinov Boicho Kokinov received his PhD at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia. He is currently an Associate Professor in Cognitive Science and Computer Science at the New Bulgarian University and the Director of the Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science.
Boii Boii (a Latin plural) is the Roman name of an ancient Celtic tribe, living in Transalpine Gaul (modern France) and Cisalpine Gaul (northern Italy), and later in Pannonia (today Western Hungary), Bohemia, Moravia and western Slovakia. The European region of Bohemia owes its name to the Boii, via old German Boia-haim- = "home[land] of the Boii".
Boil Boil or furuncle is a skin disease caused by the inflammation of hair follicles, thus resulting in the localized accumulation of pus and dead tissues. Individual boils can cluster together and form an interconnected network of boils called carbuncles.
Boil water in a paper cup A simple science experiment where water is poured into a paper cup, which is heated by a Bunsen burner or other flame. While the heat of the flame heats the water, the water acts to cool the cup to below its ignition temperature.
Boil-up A boil-up is a colloquial term for a method of cooking used by the MÄori peoples of New Zealand. A simple method of cooking, a Boil-up is literally the boiling of different foodstuffs in a large pot (usually a stockpot) together to create a sort of crossover between a soup and a stew.
Boileau-Narcejac Boileau-Narcejac is the name by which Pierre Boileau (Paris, 28 april 1906 - Beaulieu-sur-Mer, 1989) and Pierre Ayraud, aka Thomas Narcejac (Rochefort-sur-Mer, 3 july 1908 - Nice, 1998) wrote. They were French writers of police stories, some of which became films by Henri-Georges Clouzot and Alfred Hitchcock.
Boiled Angel Boiled Angel was an amateur comic book by Florida-based underground comic book artist Mike Diana in the early 1990s. The comic contained graphic depictions of a variety of taboo and gory subject matters, and in 1993 found its way into the hands of Florida Assistant State's Attorney Stuart Baggish.
Boiled wool Boiled wool is a special type of fabric primarily used in berets, scarves, vests, cardigans, coats and jackets. It is created using a mechanical knitting process which involves a set pattern that is then shrunk.
Boiled Wieners Since 2003, Toronto's Boiled Wieners have been busy bringing their brand of quirky, classy, just-a-little-bit-dirty sketch and musical comedy to appreciative audiences across Canada and the US. Graduates of Theatresports Toronto, Bad Dog Theatre Company and The Second City Conservatory Program, Boiled Wieners are a talented trio of writer/performers.
Boiler feedwater pump A boiler feedwater pump is a specific type of pump used to pump water into a steam boiler. The water may be freshly supplied or returning condensate produced as a result of the condensation of the steam produced by the boiler.
Boiler insurance Boiler insurance is a type of property insurance that pays accidental losses to machinery and equipment. Although it is called boiler insurance it can actually cover just about any device that uses, transmits or generates mechanical or electrical power; of course certain exclusions apply.