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BAD

Drug slang
A regional term for crack cocaine.
 
Immunology
An acronym (background, aggregates, debris) for the noncellular material that must be “gated out” in flow cytometry.
 
Molecular biology
A Bcl-2 related protein which can induce apoptosis; it selectively heterodimerises with Bcl-XL and Bcl-2, which displaces Bax from Bcl-XL, resulting in cell death.
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bad is used of anyone or anything that a person might dislike or find fault with.
In contrast, by mechanically adjusting book income for the $2 million increase in the allowance for bad debts account, ABC could not claim any portion of the $800,000 deduction until a write-off entry is recorded for financial accounting purposes.
The bad news is they had to spend the GNP of Estonia to do it.
Perhaps the most effective protection from bad faith is a well-trained and knowledgeable claims handling staff.
Her hypothesis stated that both males and females would feel embarrassed or depressed when asked to remember a bad hair day, but she proposed that females would be more affected than males.
The curators want to be really, really bad, but all they can muster is a playful little dress-up game of "let's pretend we're challenging perceptions of feminism and gender.
Note: The reserve method of accounting for bad debts (former IRC section 166(c)) was repealed, ex* cept for certain financial institutions, by the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
The right of the principal to terminate [a broker's] authority is absolute and unrestricted, except only that he may not do it in bad faith, and as a mere device to escape the payment of the broker's commissions.
The escalation of bad debt expense was one of the most significant trends for the sector in 2006.
If a bona fide loan exists between family members, the lender can claim a bad debt deduction if the borrower defaults and the lender makes demands for payment.
At issue in O'Donnell was whether discovery requests could be considered evidence of bad faith.