a former British protectorate in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: now the N part of Somalia.
a former British protectorate (1884–1960) in E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden: united with Italian Somaliland in 1960 to form Somalia (or the Somali Republic); in 1991 the self-styled republic of Somaliland, covering the same area as the former British Somaliland, declared itself independent and continues to function largely as a separate entity, though without international recognition
noun (engineering) a screw thread of Whitworth profile used for piping and designated by the bore of the pipe BSP
noun (engineering) a screw thread having a Whitworth profile but a finer pitch for a given diameter BSF
noun the standard time used in Britain all the year round from 1968 to 1971, set one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time and equalling Central European Time
noun See Whitworth screw thread BSW