ba

[ bah ]
/ bɑ /
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noun Egyptian Religion.

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

Nearby words

  1. b2c,
  2. b2e,
  3. b2g,
  4. b4,
  5. b4n,
  6. ba jin,
  7. ba',
  8. ba'ath,
  9. ba'th,
  10. ba.

Origin of ba

vocalization of Egyptian

[ bah ]
/ bɑ /

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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Examples from the Web for ba


British Dictionary definitions for ba

ba

the internet domain name for

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Ba

1
/ (bɑː) /

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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Medicine definitions for ba

Ba

The symbol for the elementbarium

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Science definitions for ba

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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