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breeder one whose occupation is breeding plants or animals. [3 definitions]
breeder reactor a nuclear reactor that is designed to produce more fissionable material than it consumes, and thus generate additional fuel for its own operation.
breeding the act or process of reproduction; propagation. [3 definitions]
breeze a light or gentle wind. [4 definitions]
breezeless combined form of breeze.
breezeway a passageway with a roof and no sides that connects two buildings.
breezy slightly windy. [2 definitions]
bremsstrahlung electromagnetic radiation, such as x-rays, produced by the sudden deceleration or acceleration of an electron caused by its approach to an atomic nucleus.
Bren gun a .303 caliber gas-operated submachine gun used by the British army in World War II.
brethren a plural form of "brother," used to refer to fellow members of a religious or social group, society, or profession, and used esp. when addressing a formal gathering of such members; colleagues. [2 definitions]
Breton a native of Brittany, or a descendant thereof. [3 definitions]
breve a diacritical mark ( ˇ ), placed over a vowel to indicate that the vowel is short. [2 definitions]
brevet a promotion in military rank, usu. honorary, without an increase in salary or authority. [2 definitions]
breviary in the Roman Catholic Church, a book containing the hymns and prayers necessary for the daily devotions of the clergy.
brevity shortness of duration. [2 definitions]
brew to make (beer or ale) from malt and hops by a process of steeping, boiling, and fermenting. [9 definitions]
brewery a building or plant where beer or ale is brewed.
brewing the occupation, business, or activity of a person who makes beer, ale, or the like. [3 definitions]
briar a pipe made from the brierroot.
briarroot variant of brierroot.
briarwood variant of brierwood.