ba

[bah]
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noun Egyptian Religion.

an aspect of the soul, represented as a human-headed bird.

Origin of ba

vocalization of Egyptian

[bah]

noun

the second letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Ba

Symbol, Chemistry.

BA

ba.

B.A.

1

Bachelor of Arts.

Origin of B.A.

1
First recorded in 1755–65, B.A. is from the New Latin word Baccalaureus Artium

B.A.

2

bastard amber.
batting average.
British Academy.
British America.
British Association (for Advancement of Science).
Buenos Aires.
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Related Words for ba

BA, BS, baccalaureate

Examples from the Web for ba

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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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  • They tried the bobsled, Ba'tiste and Houston, only to give it up.

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British Dictionary definitions for ba

ba

the internet domain name for

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Ba

1

noun

Egyptian myth the soul, represented as a bird with a human head

Ba

2

the chemical symbol for

barium

BA

abbreviation for

Bachelor of Arts
British Academy
British Airways
British Association (for the Advancement of Science)
British Association screw thread
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ba in Medicine

Ba

The symbol for the elementbarium
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ba in Science

Ba

The symbol for barium.

barium

[bârē-əm]

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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