Associations to the word «Bc»


BC, proper noun. British Columbia, a Canadian province.
BC, proper noun. Baja California, a Mexican state.
BC, noun. Birth control
BC, noun. (chemistry) Initialism of benzalkonium chloride.
BC, noun. (US) (navy) battlecruiser, a type of warship.
BC, abbreviation. Basso continuo, a musical term used primarily in the Baroque period.
BC, abbreviation. (Internet) (slang) because
BC, abbreviation. (law enforcement) bodycam

Dictionary definition

BC, adverb. Before the Christian era; used following dates before the supposed year Christ was born; "in 200 BC".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats