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Ba,

symbol for the element bariumbarium
[Gr.,=heavy], metallic chemical element; symbol Ba; at. no. 56; at. wt. 137.327; m.p. 725°C;; b.p. 1,640°C;; sp. gr. 3.5 at 20°C;; valence +2. Barium is a soft, silver-white, chemically active, poisonous metal with a face-centered cubic crystalline structure.
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Ba

(chemistry)
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Abbr. for “bright annealed.”
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Egyptian myth the soul, represented as a bird with a human head
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(networking)
The country code for Bosnia and Herzegowina.
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