an arts centre in Gateshead, NE England: formerly a 1950s grain warehouse: used for its present purpose since 2002. It has no permanent collection, but rather hosts a programme of temporary exhibitions and events
- Baltic shield
noun Also called Scandinavian Shield.. the wide area of ancient rock in Scandinavia See shield (sense 7)
- Baltic states
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and sometimes Finland. plural noun the republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, which became constituent republics of the former Soviet Union in 1940, regaining their independence in 1991 Sometimes shortened to the Baltics
of, near, or on the Baltic Sea. of or relating to the Baltic States. of or relating to a group of languages, as Latvian, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian, that constitute a branch of the Indo-European family. the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family of languages. Contemporary Examples A stint in the baltics, where he learned […]
- Baltimore canyon
a submarine valley cut into the continental shelf and slope seaward of Chesapeake Bay.