Which definition of Bacon do you mean?

  • Bacon n back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • Bacon n English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
  • Bacon n English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)