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[bal] /bæl/
Balmoral (def 2).


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



Bal. Unabridged
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  • The bal Jasmin did not employ meretricious ornament to attract custom.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • The bal was conducted in a large hall at the back of the maison.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • Of course Mrs. bal was furious because he didn't beg to do her portrait and then make two, one for her, and one for himself.

    The Heather-Moon C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • At any rate, when I searched I could not find the bal, not even the bar.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • It was the "bal tkio," the official synagogue trumpeter practising for the nearing ominous days.

    Discourses of Keidansky Bernard G. Richards
  • On this globe was painted in black letters the single word, bal.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • Jativa and bal were attacked by Mandyas, the latter place being abandoned immediately.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • I have never seen him in the tartan, beyond perhaps a waistcoat of it at a bal masque.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for bal


British anti-lewisite See dimercaprol
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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bal in Medicine

BAL abbr.
British anti-Lewisite

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