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BES

Abbreviation for:
back extensor strength, see there
balanced electrolyte solution
Biologics Evaluation Section, see there

BES

1. Back extensor strength, see there.
2. Balanced electrolyte solution.
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When Intertech acquired the building in foreclosure in late 1995, it was beset with problems, including outdated mechanical systems, faulty elevators and 65 unhappy tenants who had been hostile to the previous owner and were skeptical about the new one.
This meditation on Psalm 30 (31), "In te, Domine, speravi," is a kind of Boethian dialogue, in which the writer is beset by Sadness with her army.
The design, by architects ARCAS of Knokke for developers Gebroeders Vandekerckhove of Ingelmunster, is the result of one of those cock-ups (comical and tragic, and sometimes an absurd combination of both) which seem to beset Belgium at the moment.
Boldmere and New Oscott residents have been beset by a wide range of issues - the scandal of the derelict Fosseway tower block continues to overshadow the area and there are weeds everywhere," he said.
The problem is that in a state beset by real problems, their endless self-indulgences take the place of grappling with the real issues.
Keith is especially good at the action scenes, of which there are many, both at sea and on land, for even when they return to England, they are beset by enemies who must be defeated during a bloody joust.
The findings will also spur research into potential treatments for people already beset by familial dysautonomia, says Berish Y Rubin, a molecular biologist at Fordham University in New York, who coauthored the other new study.
Instead, she seems to be telling us that the path of her life is beset by brambles, and death is always nearby.
The architect, Tan Kay Ngee, stands with one foot in European culture and the other in Southeast Asia, and appears not to be beset by the agonies that are evident in a self-conscious search for a Regionalist language.
Beset by rising fuel costs, capacity constraints, legislative restrictions, shortages of skilled staff, fiercely competitive operators and demanding customers, margins are being squeezed to the limit.
In this novel, Guterson tells the story of Anne Holmes, a 16-year-old runaway who is sickly, homeless and beset by an uncaring family, molestation and drugs.
Guppies in waters beset with predators, for example, sport colors less conspicuous than neon orange.