Babbitt


Babbitt

"Babbitt" may refer to:

Fiction

*Babbitt (novel) is a 1922 novel by Sinclair Lewis.:*It is also the title of the two films based on the novel, Babbitt (1924 film) and Babbitt (1934 film)
*"Babbit" is the family name of the title character of "Runny Babbit", a book by Shel Silverstein.

People

*Art Babbitt (1907-1992), an American animator
*Bruce Babbitt (born 1938), a United States Secretary of the Interior during the Clinton administration
*Dina Babbitt (born 1923), an American painter
*Irving Babbitt (1865-1933), an American academic and literary critic.
*Milton Babbitt (born 1916), an American composer of serial and electronic music
*Natalie Babbitt (born 1932), an American author and illustrator of children's books, notably "Tuck Everlasting", "The Eyes of the Amaryllis", and "Knee-Knock Rise".

Places

*Babbitt, Minnesota, in the United States
*Babbitt, a section of the township of North Bergen, New Jersey, United States, formerly the site of a large railroad yard

Other

* Babbitt metal, any of a number of white metal alloys used for bearings
* "Babbit" is the half-bat, half-rabbit narrator that often transcends the fourth wall in the anime "Kodocha"


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  • Babbitt — est un terme pouvant désigner: Babbitt, roman de Sinclair Lewis, publié en 1922 Babbitt, film réalisé en 1924 à partir du roman Babbitt, film réalisé en 1934 à partir du roman Sommaire 1 Patronyme 2 Toponyme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Babbitt — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Art Babbitt (Arthur Harold Babitsky; 1907–1992), US amerikanischer Animator Bruce Babbitt (* 1938), US amerikanischer Politiker Clinton Babbitt (1831–1907), US amerikanischer Politiker Dinah Babbitt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Babbitt —    , BABBITT METAL    A tin based alloy, called babbitt metal, was invented by Isaac Babbitt in 1839. The metal, composed of a soft, silver white alloy of copper, tin, and antimony, is widely used for bearings to reduce friction. For this… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • babbitt — ☆ babbitt1 [bab′it ] n. Babbitt metal vt. to line or cover with Babbitt metal ☆ babbitt2 or Babbitt [bab′it ] n. [after George Babbitt, title character of a satirical novel (1922) by Sinclair Lewis] a smugly narrow and conventional person… …   English World dictionary

  • Babbitt — (n.) conventional, complacent, materialistic American businessman, 1923, from George Babbitt, title character of Sinclair Lewis novel (1922). His name was George F. Babbitt. He was forty six years old now, in April 1920, and he made nothing in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Babbitt — Babbitt, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 1670 Housing Units (2000): 801 Land area (2000): 105.651265 sq. miles (273.635508 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.063474 sq. miles (2.754385 sq. km) Total area (2000): 106.714739 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Babbitt, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 1670 Housing Units (2000): 801 Land area (2000): 105.651265 sq. miles (273.635508 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.063474 sq. miles (2.754385 sq. km) Total area (2000): 106.714739 sq. miles (276.389893 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Babbitt — Bab bitt, v. t. To line with Babbitt metal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Babbitt — [bab′it] Milton Byron 1916 ; U.S. composer …   English World dictionary

  • babbitt — 1. noun a) Babbitt metal. One speaks of a babbitt habit, a babbitt era. Nothing is more true. America recognized itself in Babbitt, it demurred, but it also admired. b) A person who subscribes complacently to materialistic middle class ideals [ …   Wiktionary