a British colony in the S Atlantic, comprising the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land: formerly dependencies of the Falkland Islands.
a UK Overseas Territory in the S Atlantic (claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty): created in 1962 and consisting of the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land; formerly part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies
dimercaprol. a colorless, oily, viscous liquid, C 3 H 8 OS 2 , originally developed as an antidote to lewisite and now used in treating bismuth, gold, mercury, and arsenic poisoning. noun a colourless oily liquid with an offensive smell, used as an antidote to lewisite and similar toxic substances. Formula: CH2(SH)CH(SH)CH2OH Also called BAL
noun (engineering) a system of screw sizes designated from 0 to 25. Now superseded by standard metric sizes BA
the noncommercial British radio and television broadcasting company. Abbreviation: BBC, B.B.C.
Cameroons (def 2). plural noun a former British trust territory of West Africa See Cameroon