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or BW
black and white


the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Botswana


abbreviation for
1. (Military) biological warfare
2. (Automotive Engineering) Botswana (international car registration)


1. bacteriological warfare.
2. biological warfare.
3. black-and-white.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.BW - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or foodBW - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
bacteriological warfare, germ warfare - the use of harmful bacteria as a weapon
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"It's become increasingly more difficult to reach applicants via e-mail," explains Susan Dileno, B-W'S vice president for Enrollment Management.
But it is noteworthy that the paucity of published data on female wages led Butz and Ward (B-W) to approximate a time series using a number of disparate sources.
There has been some criticism of the B-W methodology, focusing primarily on the problem of autocorrelation in time series analysis and misspecification.
Doris Epps Campbell, corporate communication associate, at B-W headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C., recently started producing "The Communication Channel," a program distributed to about 1,900 B-W employees.
B-W is purchasing other equipment (a scanner, and a high-resolution output device) that, used with the Target Vision Operating System, will enable Campbell to scan photographs or other images into the system, add text or graphics and broadcast them.