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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 ?
Becuz you know that they don't anybody but ghosts use 'em."
But anyway they don't come around in the daytime, so what's the use of our being afeard?"
Gurth darted at him a savage and revengeful scowl, and with a fierce, yet hesitating motion, laid his hand on the haft of his knife; but the interference of Prior Aymer, who pushed his mule betwixt his companion and the swineherd, prevented the meditated violence.
``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.''
Happen he knowsna as he wants t' see her; he knowsna as I put salt in's broth, but he'd miss it pretty quick if it warna there.
"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.
"'Yes, ma'am,' I'll say, 'Burning Daylight was a pretty good cuss, but it's better that he's gone.
He allowed the head-clerks to converse privately about affairs of delicacy, but he listened to their gossip.
He did not attempt to move, but stared obstinately at the flower.
"I am thinking, not of you, my dainty one, but of the unfortunate people who slave that we may live idly.
"I was discontented, in fact, but that discontent has never betrayed itself, that I know of, and if, like a man of heart, I have spoken out before your majesty, I have not even thought of the matter, before anybody else."
I am no Khitai, but a Bhotiya [Tibetan], since you must know - a lama - or, say, a guru in your tongue.'