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ba

[bah] /bɑ/
noun, Egyptian Religion.
1.
an aspect of the soul, represented as a human-headed bird.
Origin of ba
vocalization of Egyptian

[bah] /bɑ/
noun
1.
the second letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Ba

Symbol, Chemistry.
1.

ba.

1.
bath.
2.

B.A.1

1.
Bachelor of Arts.
Origin
First recorded in 1755-65, B.A. is from the New Latin word Baccalaureus Artium

B.A.2

1.
bastard amber.
2.
batting average.
3.
British Academy.
4.
British America.
5.
British Association (for Advancement of Science).
6.
Buenos Aires.
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  • He have hatchet-face; ba'teese no like a man with a hatchet-face.

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  • Then to ba'tiste he went, to bang him on the shoulder, and with an effort to whirl him about.

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  • She would have ask ba'teese and ba'teese would have said, 'No.

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  • We've got to find some other way, ba'tiste, of getting our product to the mill.

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  • "ba'teese will not see Medaine," came at last, and they went on.

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British Dictionary definitions for ba

ba

abbreviation
1.
Bosnia-Herzegovina

Ba1

/bɑː/
noun
1.
(Egyptian myth) the soul, represented as a bird with a human head

Ba2

Chemical symbol
1.
barium

BA

abbreviation
1.
Bachelor of Arts
2.
British Academy
3.
British Airways
4.
British Association (for the Advancement of Science)
5.
British Association screw thread
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ba in Medicine

Ba
The symbol for the element barium.

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ba in Science
Ba  
The symbol for barium.
barium
  (bâr'ē-əm)   
Symbol Ba
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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