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BRA

(organic chemistry)
β-resorcylic acid
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The brassiere is shortened to the common 'bra' and S H Camp and Company correlate sizes of women's breasts to letters of the alphabet, so the A-D cup is born.
For most North American women, the brassiere is an intimate and integral part of their daily lives, bound up in customs of dress, rites of passage, sexuality and feminist politics.
Ever since the very first brassiere was created, one thing has stayed the same: the bra cups are identical and are always attached to the bra body.
As in other markets, consumers are looking for these brands to add appropriate values relevant to usage, so breads from Nick Naim, Loyd Grossman and the Bombay Brassiere have all achieved high levels of pre-trial interest and above average ratings.
Yet the most famous brassiere to hit Cannes belonged to Madonna.
Yes, isn't it Wonderful that the humble brassiere - as modelled here by Sarah Harding - is celebrating 100 years, well.
was spared serious injury from a falling bullet thanks to the gravity-fighting effects of her brassiere, according to the Associated Press.
My Bare Lady'' (a brassiere is tastefully slung over its logo) features porn stars competing for the opportunity to go to London and humiliate themselves in the world of legitimate theater, a wickedly sinister conceit that allows viewers to both ogle and laugh at essentially clueless young women.
Walter Dundervill, a downtown version of Gene Kelly if ever there was one, is clad in a red brassiere and nothing else.
The rest of the women are so poor that they steal one doll part at a time from the conveyor belt--a leg stuffed into a brassiere, an arm wedged under a waistband--hoping they'll eventually be transferred to the "Heads" department where the white women work so that they can complete their dolls.
The anonymous controller said the two knives were hidden behind a belt buckle and in a woman's brassiere.
For the rest of the year, this simply refers to somebody trying to undo a brassiere on the first date, but at Newmarket it takes on a different complexion.