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bu

An obsolete unit of volume, equal to:
(1) 8 Imperial gallons (roughly 0.36 m2);
(2) 64 US pints (roughly 0.35 m2).

BU

Abbreviation for:
base-up (Optics)
Bethesda Unit
biological unit
blood unit
blood urea
Bodansky Unit
bromouracil
busulfan
burn unit
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

BU

1. Bodansky Unit.
2. Bromouracil.
3. Busulfan.
4. Burn unit.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It pegged soybeans for a record-high season-average $12.35 a bushel. Food prices are forecast to rise by 5.5 percent this year, the largest increase in nearly two decades, spurred by higher meat, fruit and vegetable prices.
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