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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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Then there was Spencer Tracy's Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) and, of course, Clint Eastwood's seminal western - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
The bad bolts have a CAGE code of 28210 stamped on them and have no month, year, and lot code.
and Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc., the court in Berlin, TC Memo 1961-194, denied the taxpayer's bad-debt deduction on the grounds that his recorded entries neither credited the receivable account nor had "the effect of removing any part of the balances of accounts receivable from the book assets." The inference is that, had the taxpayer specifically identified an allowance account (or portion thereof) as offsetting the bad debt in question--as in Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.--the court would have concluded that the taxpayer had effectuated a charge-off within the tax year and sustained the bad-debt deduction.
Two separate bodies of research have examined the process that occurs between a person giving bad news (generally a professional of some kind) and a person receiving that news.
The bad news is Joe Wilson got his hands on some curare.
My main goal is to help you spot the bad buchos before you hire them, and, failing that, raise aware-ness of the issues and offer choices for dealing with them once they are yours.
In instances that give the entire industry a bad name, entire stockpiles have been left outside or in warehouses, or material has instead been sent to a landfill or an incinerator.
Sell yelled to Bad Brave, "Hey you, stay right there." Rather than comply, Bad Brave fled.
Any special place you go in your head to write a Bad Astronaut song as opposed to a Lagwagon song?
LaFrance noticed that if she suggested to a friend that she had bad hair --"your hair isn't looking as good as it usually does"--her friend's attitude changed dramatically.