ba

[ bah ]
/ bɑ /

noun Egyptian Religion.

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

Words nearby ba

Origin of ba

vocalization of Egyptian

Definition for ba (2 of 7)

[ bah ]
/ bɑ /

noun

the second letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Definition for ba (3 of 7)

Ba

Symbol, Chemistry.

Definition for ba (4 of 7)

Definition for ba (5 of 7)

Definition for ba (6 of 7)

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

Definition for ba (7 of 7)

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 (1 of 4)

ba

the internet domain name for

Bosnia-Herzegovina

British Dictionary definitions for ba (2 of 4)

Ba1
/ (bɑː) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for ba (3 of 4)

Ba2

the chemical symbol for

barium

British Dictionary definitions for ba (4 of 4)

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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Medical definitions for ba

Ba

The symbol for the elementbarium
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Scientific definitions for ba (1 of 2)

Ba

The symbol for barium.

Scientific definitions for ba (2 of 2)

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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