- an aspect of the soul, represented as a human-headed bird.
Origin of ba
vocalization of Egyptian bʾ
- the second letter of the Arabic alphabet.
- Bachelor of Arts.
Origin of B.A.1
First recorded in 1755–65, B.A. is from the New Latin word Baccalaureus Artium
- bastard amber.
- batting average.
- British Academy.
- British America.
- British Association (for Advancement of Science).
- Buenos Aires.
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Examples from the Web for ba
Also, who thought it was okay to let Sylvester Stallone end a scene by saying “Ba Bam” and walking out of a room?I Am The Hague! Sylvester Stallone's 'Expendable' Wet Dream
August 18, 2014
While receiving his BA Honors in sculpture, his focus shifted to the intersection of art and the environment.Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Are a Sight to Sea
April 7, 2014
Tuchman was often criticized by academicians for being a self-taught historian with only a BA.No One Wins Washington’s Zero-Sum Games
October 11, 2013
I progressed onto medium format film when I studied for a BA in Fashion Photography at London College of Fashion.Models and Their Mothers
October 9, 2013
But how likely is it that a BA would actually have made her a better secretary, or a better copywriter?Sorry, Kids, No High School Diplomas Need Apply
February 20, 2013
He have hatchet-face; Ba'teese no like a man with a hatchet-face.
Then to Ba'tiste he went, to bang him on the shoulder, and with an effort to whirl him about.
She would have ask Ba'teese and Ba'teese would have said, 'No.
We've got to find some other way, Ba'tiste, of getting our product to the mill.
They tried the bobsled, Ba'tiste and Houston, only to give it up.
- Egyptian myth the soul, represented as a bird with a human head
- Bachelor of Arts
- British Academy
- British Airways
- British Association (for the Advancement of Science)
- British Association screw thread
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- The symbol for the elementbarium
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- The symbol for barium.
- A soft, silvery-white metallic element of the alkaline-earth group. It occurs only in combination with other elements, especially in barite. Barium compounds are used in x-raying the digestive system and in making fireworks and white pigments. Atomic number 56; atomic weight 137.33; melting point 725°C; boiling point 1,140°C; specific gravity 3.50; valence 2. See Periodic Table.
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