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or BW
black and white
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the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Botswana


abbreviation for
1. (Military) biological warfare
2. (Automotive Engineering) Botswana (international car registration)
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1. bacteriological warfare.
2. biological warfare.
3. black-and-white.
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Meddai Robin " do ers tair wythnos." Criw o genod ysgol yn nhu ol y bws, ddim yn gwybod ystyr y cwestiwn, yn bloeddio chwerthin - "Robin Tan Ceiri heb fod i;r toilet ers tair wythnos!" Robin yn trefnu i fynd a llo ar y bws i Bwllheli.
Previous research among non-elite runners has shown oxygen consumption to decrease as BWS is increased using a LBPP treadmill, (Figueroa et al., 2012; Grabowski, 2010; Grabowski and Kram, 2008; Hoffman and Donaghe, 2011; Kline et al., 2015; Raffalt et al., 2013; Ruckstuhl et al., 2010).
The newly developed ZeroG system (Aretech LLC; Ashburn, Virginia), created by Hidler et al., attempts to provide this dynamic BWS through the use of a custom-series elastic actuator during overground walking and balance training (Figure 1) [8].
Jonker is a 40-year industry veteran who successfully led Independent Risk Solutions (IRS) of Rotterdam, whose merger with Insure Direct, a Dubai-based insurance broker, resulted in the formation of the BWS Group in 2009.
Pan ddaeth y bws i Fn, holais a fyddai yn Llangefni mewn hanner awr (deng munud yw''r daith mewn car).
The predicted DFIs, ME intakes, NE intakes and efficiency variables (gain:feed, gain:ME intake or gain:NE intake) at six BWs (45, 60, 75, 90, 105 and 120 kg) were fitted to a model including the fixed effects of BW, replicate, sire line, diet, sex and their interactions using the MIXED procedure of SAS.
The move to appoint BWS Middle East comes as part of First Bahrain's proactive approach to cost management and quality control, measures that have resulted in the company maintaining strong financial performance despite the global economic downturn.
Un bore, ddechrau'r haf, achubais ar y cyfle i gael bod yn deithiwr ar un o siwrneiau prydferthaf y bws. Am 7.15 y bore roedd Donald Davies - postmon yn ei bumdegau sydd wedi bod yn gwasanaethu gyda'r Post Brenhinol ers mwy nag ugain mlynedd - yn barod wrth y llyw ac fe adawsom iard brysur y swyddfa ddidoli llythyrau yn Aberystwyth a'i throi hi am ddyffryn Ystwyth.
BWS is uniquely positioned to provide risk solutions to the UAE and Gulf's most important sectors such as trade, financial, professional and specialist risks, personal protection, and aviation.