45 relations: Anno Domini, B.C. (comic strip), Backcrossing, Backward compatibility, Baghdad College, Baja California, Bakersfield College, Ballistic coefficient, Base curve radius, Basilian Chouerite Order, Basque Country (greater region), Battle command, Bayonet mount, Bc (programming language), BC (video game), BC Card, BC Powder, BC The Archaeology of the Bible Lands, Belarusian Railway, Bell Centre, Bella Center, Benedictine Military School, Bergen Catholic High School, Black carbon, Blind carbon copy, Bliss bibliographic classification, Body worn video, BookCrossing, Borough, Boston College, Boston College Eagles, Botswana, Brasseries du Cameroun, Brassocattleya, Brazosport College, British Columbia, British Council, British nationality law, Brunswick Corporation, Bullet Club, Buoyancy compensator (diving), Bureau of Corrections (Philippines), Business continuity, NZR BC class, Skymark Airlines.
The terms anno Domini (AD or A.D.) and before Christ (BC or B.C.) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
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B.C. is a daily American comic strip created by cartoonist Johnny Hart.
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Backcrossing is a crossing of a hybrid with one of its parents or an individual genetically similar to its parent, in order to achieve offspring with a genetic identity which is closer to that of the parent.
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In telecommunications and computing, a product or technology is backward compatible (BC) or downward compatible if it can work with input generated by or meant to an older product or technology such as a legacy system.
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Baghdad College (كلية بغداد) is an elite high school for boys aged 11 to 18 in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Baja California, officially Free and Sovereign State of Baja California (Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California), is a state in Mexico. It is the northernmost and westernmost of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. Before becoming a state in 1953, the area was known as the North Territory of Baja California (El Territorio Norte de Baja California). It has an area of, or 3.57% of the land mass of Mexico and comprises the northern half of the Baja California Peninsula, north of the 28th parallel, plus oceanic Guadalupe Island. The mainland portion of the state is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Sonora, the U.S. State of Arizona, and the Gulf of California (also known as the "Sea of Cortez"), and on the south by Baja California Sur. Its northern limit is the U.S. state of California. The state has a population of 2,844,469 (2005 census), and estimated 3,165,776 (June 2009) much more than the sparsely populated Baja California Sur to the south, and similar to San Diego County, California on its north. Over 75% of the population lives in the capital city, Mexicali, in Ensenada, or in Tijuana. Other important cities include San Felipe, Rosarito and Tecate. The population of the state is composed of Mestizos, mostly immigrants from other parts of Mexico, and, as with most northern Mexican states, a large population of Mexicans of European ancestry, and also a large minority group of East Asian, Middle Eastern and indigenous descent. Additionally, there is a large immigrant population from the United States due to its proximity to San Diego and the cheaper cost of living compared to San Diego. There is also a significant population from Central America. Many immigrants moved to Baja California for a better quality of life and the number of higher paying jobs in comparison to the rest of Mexico and Latin America. Baja California is the twelfth largest state by area in Mexico. Its geography ranges from beaches to forests and deserts. The backbone of the state is the Sierra de Baja California, where the Picacho del Diablo, the highest point of the peninsula, is located. This mountain range effectively divides the weather patterns in the state. In the northwest, the weather is semi-dry and mediterranean. In the narrow center, the weather changes to be more humid due to altitude. It is in this area where a few valleys can be found, such as the Valle de Guadalupe, the major wine producing area in Mexico. To the east of the mountain range, the Sonoran Desert dominates the landscape. In the south, the weather becomes drier and gives way to the Vizcaino Desert. The state is also home to numerous islands off both of its shores. In fact, the westernmost point in Mexico, the Guadalupe Island, is part of Baja California. The Coronado, Todos Santos and Cedros Islands are also on the Pacific Shore. On the Gulf of California, the biggest island is the Angel de la Guarda, separated from the peninsula by the deep and narrow Canal de Ballenas.
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Bakersfield College (BC) is a public community college located in Bakersfield, California, USA.
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In ballistics, the ballistic coefficient (BC) of a body is a measure of its ability to overcome air resistance in flight.
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Base curve radius, or simply base curve, abbreviated BCR or BC, is the measure of one important parameter of a lens in optometry.
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The Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist is a religious order of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.
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The Basque Country (Euskal Herria; Pays basque; Vasconia or País Vasco) is the name given to the home of the Basque peopleTrask, R.L. The History of Basque Routledge: 1997 ISBN 0-415-13116-2 in the western Pyrenees that spans the border between France and Spain on the Atlantic coast.
Battle command (BC) is the art and science of visualizing, describing, directing, and leading forces in operations against a hostile, thinking, and adaptive enemy.
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A bayonet mount (mainly as a method of mechanical attachment, as for fitting a lens to a camera) or bayonet connector (for electrical use) is a fastening mechanism consisting of a cylindrical male side with one or more radial pins, and a female receptor with matching L-shaped slot(s) and with spring(s) to keep the two parts locked together.
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bc, for basic calculator, is "an arbitrary precision calculator language" with syntax similar to the C programming language.
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B.C. was an action-adventure video game in development by Intrepid Computer Entertainment, a satellite of Lionhead Studios, which was to be published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox.
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BC Card (Korean 비씨카드) is South Korea's biggest payment processing company and local brand network headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
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BC Powder is an over-the-counter analgesic pain reliever owned by Prestige Brands and manufactured in Memphis, TN.
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BC The Archaeology of the Bible Lands was a BBC television series from the 1970s.
Belarusian Railway (BCh) (Беларуская чыгунка, Белорусская железная дорога.) is the national state-owned railway company of Belarus.
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The Bell Centre (Centre Bell), formerly known as the Molson Centre or Le Centre Molson, is a sports and entertainment complex in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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Bella Center (abbreviated BC) is Scandinavia's largest exhibition and conference center, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Benedictine Military School (also referred to as Benedictine or BC) is an American Roman Catholic military high school for boys located in Savannah, Georgia.
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Bergen Catholic High School is an all-male Roman Catholic high school in Oradell, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grade.
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Chemically, black carbon or BC is a component of fine particulate matter (PM ≤ 2.5 µm in aerodynamic diameter).
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Blind carbon copy (abbreviated Bcc) allows the sender of a message to conceal the person entered in the Bcc: field from the other recipients.
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The Bliss bibliographic classification (BC) is a library classification system that was created by Henry E. Bliss (1870–1955) and published in four volumes between 1940 and 1953.
Body worn video (BWV), also known as body cameras, is a video recording system that is typically utilized by law enforcement to record their interactions with the public or gather video evidence at crime scenes, and has been known to increase both officer and citizen accountability.
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BookCrossing (also BC, BCing or BXing) is defined as "the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise." The term is derived from bookcrossing.com, a free online book club which was founded to encourage the practice, aiming to "make the whole world a library." The 'crossing' or exchanging of books may take any of a number of forms, including wild-releasing books in public, direct swaps with other members of the websites, or "book rings" in which books travel in a set order to participants who want to read a certain book.
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A borough is an administrative division in various countries.
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Boston College (BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, west of downtown Boston.
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The Boston College Eagles are the athletic teams representing Boston College.
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Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana (Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa.
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Les Sociétés Anonymes des Brasseries du Cameroun (SABC or BC) is a brewing company in Cameroon.
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Brassocattleya or Brasso-cattleya, abbreviated Bc. in the horticultural trade, is an intergeneric orchid hybrid including the genera Brassavola and Cattleya.
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Brazosport College, or BC, is a public, coeducational college located in Lake Jackson, Texas in Greater Houston.
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British Columbia, also commonly referred to by its initials BC, is a province located on the west coast of Canada.
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The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international educational and cultural opportunities.
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British nationality law is the law of the United Kingdom which concerns citizenship and other categories of British nationality.
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The Brunswick Corporation, formerly known as the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, is an American corporation that specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing a wide variety of products since 1845.
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, sometimes referred to as "Bullet-gun" (Japanese for "Bullet Army") and shortened to BC, is a professional wrestling group, known as a stable, primarily appearing in Japan's New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) company.
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A buoyancy compensator also called a buoyancy control device, BC, BCD, stabilizer, stabilisor, stab jacket, wing or ABLJ depending on design, is a piece of diving equipment containing a bladder which is worn by divers to establish neutral buoyancy underwater and positive buoyancy on the surface, when needed.
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The Bureau of Corrections (Filipino: Kawanihan ng mga Bilangguan, literally "Bureau of Prisons", which was the old name of the agency from 1905 to 1989; abbreviated BuCor) is an agency of the Department of Justice which is charged with the custody and rehabilitation of national offenders, who have been sentenced to three years of imprisonment or more.
Business continuity encompasses a loosely defined set of planning, preparatory and related activities which are intended to ensure that an organization's critical business functions will either continue to operate despite serious incidents or disasters that might otherwise have interrupted them, or will be recovered to an operational state within a reasonably short period.
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The BC class comprised a single steam locomotive that operated on New Zealand's national rail network.
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is a low-cost airline headquartered at Haneda Airport in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan, operating scheduled passenger services within Japan.
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