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bal

[bal] /bæl/
noun
1.
Balmoral (def 2).

BAL

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

bal.

1.
2.
balancing.

Bal.

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

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

    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.

    Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo William Le Queux
  • These are the "bal" maidens, and work on the dressing-floors of the mines.

    Cornish Saints and Sinners J. Henry Harris
  • Do you know what he told me at a bal masqu during the last carnival?

    Master Olof August Strindberg
  • I know it not, but am a petit maître At rout and festival and bal champêtre.

British Dictionary definitions for bal

BAL

abbreviation
1.
British anti-lewisite See dimercaprol
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bal in Medicine

BAL abbr.
British anti-Lewisite

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