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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

BU

1. Bodansky Unit.
2. Bromouracil.
3. Busulfan.
4. Burn unit.
References in classic literature ?
Well, that's mostly because they don't like to go where a man's been murdered, anyway -- but nothing's ever been seen around that house except in the night -- just some blue lights slipping by the windows -- no regular ghosts.
Becuz you know that they don't anybody but ghosts use 'em.
If he is but half a monk,'' said the Jester, ``he should not be wholly unreasonable with those whom he meets upon the road, even if they should be in no hurry to answer questions that no way concern them.
But, like good servants let us hear and see, and say nothing.
Nay, Mother," said Seth, "thee mustna think me unkind, but I should be going against my conscience if I took upon me to say what Dinah's feelings are.
But in her long solitary hours she brooded over her regretful thoughts about Dinah, till they had grown very near that point of unmanageable strength when thoughts are apt to take wing out of their secret nest in a startling manner.
But Daylight smiled, and shook his head, and mimicked the stereotyped office tone of voice as he said:--
Say that his bill is worth nothing, and prove it if you can, but do not say that Mariette danced badly.
Maybe I am, but we will get him off anyway," shouted Razumihin, bringing his fist down on the table.
I am thinking, not of you, my dainty one, but of the unfortunate people who slave that we may live idly.
Do not excuse yourself, D'Artagnan, but continue to listen to me.
That is the Government's house and there is no idolatry in it, but only a Sahib with a white beard.