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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’: Omar Sy on the Movie and His Success Lorenza Muñoz May 24, 2012

Historical Examples

On the whole, I think it is the truest remark on literature I have ever heard, and one that shows great judgment in BAC.
Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida Ouida

We were marched off one afternoon to the village of BAC St. Maur, where we rested for the night.
The Great War As I Saw It Frederick George Scott

The river here was formerly crossed by a ferry (BAC), which gave the name to the Rue du BAC.
How to Enjoy Paris in 1842 F. Herv

Shame and rage track his passage, till one night the young Barretts of the BAC fell upon him at Cornassack and slew him.
The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6 E. Rameur

We reached BAC St. Maur in the afternoon and went into billets for the night.
The Red Watch J. A. Currie

They are come to summon M. le Baron to go with them to disperse the preche by the BAC de l’Oie.
The Chaplet of Pearls Charlotte M. Yonge

The same evening at a quarter to twelve, half a dozen police officers dashed into the caf in BAC Street.
The Man With the Black Feather Gaston Leroux

“The story of the BAC Street crime is simpler and more rapid in movement,” he read.
The Man With the Black Feather Gaston Leroux

BACchus (BAC′chus), the god of wine, was the son of Jupiter and Semele.
1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis

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