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payload bay

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 11 words.

Alternative name for the cargo bay of a spacecraft.

Bayes, Walter

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 11 words.

(brother of Gilbert Bayes). See Camden Town Group.

Bayes, Walter

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 11 words.

(brother of Gilbert Bayes). See Camden Town Group.

Corio Bay

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 76 words.

One of many bays that form part of the larger Port Phillip Bay, in Victoria. The city of Geelong abuts

Botany Bay

Martyn Webb.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 152 words.

discovered on 29 April 1770 by Captain *Cook, who first named it Stingray Bay, later Botanists' (Harbour and Bay),

Chesapeake Bay

Virginia S. c. o. t. t. Jenkins.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 2214 words.

The Chesapeake Bay is America's largest tidal estuary, bordered by Maryland and Virginia. The bay watershed extends north to Cooperstown,

Hudson Bay

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 88 words.

A sea-like body of water in North America. The second-largest bay in the world, after the Bay of Bengal, it

Moreton Bay

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 116 words.

A fiz-gig or gig, i.e. police informer [rhyming slang for ‘Moreton Bay fig’] 1953 Baker 134: Morton Bay (fig)

False Bay

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 28 words.

(Afrikaans: Valsbaai), Western Cape/South Africa

So named because navigators used to confuse this bay with Table Bay to the north,

Kinmel Bay

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

(Bae Cinmel) Conwy. Kilmeyl 1331. ‘Mael's nook’. Welsh cil. Bay is a recent addition.

Colwyn Bay

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 35 words.

(Bae Colwyn) Conwy. Coloyne 1334. ‘Bay of the River Colwyn’. The river-name means ‘puppy’ (Welsh

cant bay

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 20 words.

The angled profile of brickwork used to form a bay window, see cant.

Bayes's theorem

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 182 words.

A simple form of Bayes's theorem is P(A|B)=P(A)P(

bay whaler

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 15 words.

noun (also Australian) historical a person, or a ship, engaged in bay whaling.

Chesapeake Bay

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 1221 words.

Chesapeake Bay is the United States’ largest estuary. Some of the earliest colonists built settlements along the bay. The bay has played an important role in the history of the...

Melchior Baier

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

The elder (b c.1495; d Nuremberg, 3 Aug 1577).

German gold- and silversmith based in Nuremberg. Baier collaborated closely with Peter Flötner, who produced the models...

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Chesapeake Bay

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

The Chesapeake Bay is America's largest tidal estuary, bordered by Maryland and Virginia. The bay watershed extends north to Cooperstown, New York, and west to West Virginia, but the...

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Subic Bay

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Site of a U.S. naval base 1901–92. Located 35 miles (55 kilometers) northwest of Manila Bay, near Olongapo, the Subic Bay Naval Station was the largest naval installation in the ...

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Bayes, Gilbert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 261 words.

RBS (President, 1938–43); HRI

Born London, 1872; s of A. W. Bayes, RE, and Emily Bayes; m 1906, Gertrude Smith; one s one d; died 4 April 1952

sculptor...

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Bay Street

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

1 The Toronto Stock Exchange, which stands on Bay Street, Toronto.

2 The financial institutions of Toronto collectively.

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