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bt.

1.
boat.
2.

B.T.

1.
Bachelor of Theology.

Bacillus thuringiensis

[thoo-rin-jee-en-sis] /θʊˌrɪn dʒiˈɛn sɪs/
noun
1.
a bacterium used in genetically altered form in the biological control of budworms, gypsy moth larvae, Japanese beetles, and other insect pests.
Abbreviation: B.t.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1915): Thuringian bacillus; so named in reference to its discovery in larvae of Mediterranean flour moths from a mill in Thuringia
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Examples from the web for bt
  • There are several bt toxins and each one is specific to certain target insects.
  • Genetically engineered bt cotton is not protected from the boll weevil.
British Dictionary definitions for bt

bt1

abbreviation
1.
beat

bt2

abbreviation
1.
Bhutan

Bt

abbreviation
1.
Baronet

BT

abbreviation
1.
British Telecom
Word Origin
C20: shortened from telecommunications
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bt in Technology

networking
The country code for Bhutan.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for bt

BT

  1. Bachelor of Theology
  2. bacillus thuringiensis
  3. bathythermograph
  4. bleeding time
  5. brightness temperature
  6. burst tolerance

bt.

  1. boat
  2. bought

Bt.

baronet

B.t.

Bacillus thuringiensis
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