baca, valley of
(Ps. 84:6; R.V., “valley of weeping,” marg., “or balsam trees”), probably a valley in some part of Palestine, or generally some one of the valleys through which pilgrims had to pass on their way to the sanctuary of Jehovah on Zion; or it may be figuratively “a valley of weeping.”
blood-alcohol concentration: the percentage of alcohol in the bloodstream: under the laws of most states, a BAC of 0.10 is the legal definition of intoxication, although a few states use a slightly lower percentage, as 0.08. Contemporary Examples She really wanted her son to take his BAC and get on with his life. ‘The Intouchables’: […]
a city in NE Brazil.
bacaic Boeing Airplane Company Algebraic Interpreter Coding system. A pre-Fortran system on the IBM 701 and IBM 650. (1995-02-08)
codfish, especially when dried and salted. a dish of this, cooked with a tomato sauce, olives, garlic, etc. Historical Examples Unfortunately it is not called bacalao till after it is dried, but Piscado. Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade William Surtees