a type of stereopticon for projecting images of objects by reflected light.
Our Model B balopticon is plugged into an ordinary electric circuit, without special wiring.
Journal of Entomology and Zoology: Volume 6, Number 4, December 1914 Various
noun acronym British Airline Pilots’ Association
a tropical American tree, Ochroma pyramidale (lagopus), of the bombax family, yielding an exceedingly light wood used for life preservers, rafts, toy airplanes, etc. a raft made of balsa wood. any life raft. Historical Examples Also among the ruins of the balsa we found some of the dried fish that was left to us, and […]
any of various fragrant exudations from certain trees, especially trees of the genus Commiphora, as balm-of-Gilead. Compare balm (def 1). the similar products yielded by the leguminous trees Myroxylon pereirae and M. balsamum, of South America. Compare Peru balsam, tolu. oleoresin (def 1). any of certain transparent turpentines, as Canada balsam. a plant or tree […]