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  1. Balmoral(def 2).


  1. Chemistry. British Anti-Lewisite: dimercaprol.
  2. Computers. Basic Assembly Language.


  1. balance.
  2. balancing.


  1. Baluchistan.
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  • On this globe was painted in black letters the single word, bal.

    The Merry-Go-Round

    Carl Van Vechten

  • At any rate, when I searched I could not find the bal, not even the bar.

    The Merry-Go-Round

    Carl Van Vechten

  • The bal was conducted in a large hall at the back of the maison.

    The Merry-Go-Round

    Carl Van Vechten

  • I have never seen him in the tartan, beyond perhaps a waistcoat of it at a bal masque.

    Doom Castle

    Neil Munro

  • There are few merrier gatherings in all Europe than the bal blanc.

British Dictionary definitions for bal


abbreviation for
  1. British anti-lewisiteSee dimercaprol
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bal in Medicine


  1. British anti-Lewisite
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