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.
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 Now superseded by standard metric sizes BA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
a province in W Canada on the Pacific coast. 366,255 sq. mi. (948,600 sq. km). Capital: Victoria. noun a province of W Canada, on the Pacific coast: largely mountainous with extensive forests, rich mineral resources, and important fisheries. Capital: Victoria. Pop: 4 196 383 (2004 est). Area: 930 532 sq km (359 279 sq miles) […]