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BOTBest Of Times
BOTBalance of Trade
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BOTBottom-Up Approach
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BOTBaker Oil Tools
BoTBuoni Ordinari del Tesoro (Italian: Treasury Bill)
BOTBirds of Tokyo (band)
BOTAir Botswana (ICAO code)
BOTBritish Overseas Territory
BOTBastion of Thunder (gaming)
BOTBasic Officer Training
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BOTBoots of Travel (gaming)
BOTBeginning Of Table
BOTBearings-Only Tracking
BOTBuy Operate Transfer
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BOTBroadcast Online Television
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BOTBottom of Tape
BOTBurst On Target
BOTBusiness Operations Team
BOTBasic Orientation Training
BOTBeginning Of Tour
BOTBiotronic Operational Telecommunicator (Transformers cartoon)
BOTBlanket Open Test Assembly
BOTBill of Operation & Transfer
BOTBroad Operational Task
BOTBand of Thieves
BOTBureau of Treasury (Philippines)
References in classic literature ?
I am nearly sure --but I have a book of Indian Botany here--" He took a volume from the book-shelves, and turned the leaves with trembling fingers.
Having folded and sealed all, and stamped them with sham postmarks -- New Orleans, Bengal, Botany Bay, or any other place a great way off- I set out, forthwith, upon my daily route, as if in a very great hurry.
Botany variable, geology profound as regards the mud-stains from any region within fifty miles of town, chemistry eccentric, anatomy unsystematic, sensational literature and crime records unique, violin-player, boxer, swordsman, lawyer, and self-poisoner by cocaine and tobacco.
And yet, if it were not for the loss of the charming companionship of the boys, I could rejoice over my own misfortune, for, with my strong tastes for botany and zoology, I find an unlimited field of work here, and my sister is as devoted to Nature as I am.
But either because the rains had given a freshness or because the sun was shedding a most glorious heat, or because two of the gentlemen were young in years and the third young in spirit--for some reason or other a change came over them, and they forgot Italy and Botany and Fate.
In the strife of ferocious parties, human nature always finds itself cherished; as the children of the convicts at Botany Bay are found to have as healthy a moral sentiment as other children.
Moreover, his father, who was a man of thorough instruction, omitted no opportunity to consolidate this keen intelligence by serious studies in hydrography, physics, and mechanics, along with a slight tincture of botany, medicine, and astronomy.
And as the undefinable essence of the force moving the heavenly bodies, the undefinable essence of the forces of heat and electricity, or of chemical affinity, or of the vital force, forms the content of astronomy, physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, and so on, just in the same way does the force of free will form the content of history.
Nevertheless, when he saw Katharine among the orchids, her beauty strangely emphasized by the fantastic plants, which seemed to peer and gape at her from striped hoods and fleshy throats, his ardor for botany waned, and a more complex feeling replaced it.
She told them that she had taken up the study of botany since her daughter married, and it was wonderful what a number of flowers there were which she had never seen, although she had lived in the country all her life and she was now seventy-two.
If everybody got their deserts, Bulstrode might have had to say his prayers at Botany Bay.
The last had been a set of light gardening tools, with which she had helped him put the flower-beds in order, learning all sorts of new and pleasant things about the plants as she worked, for, though she had studied botany at school, it seemed very dry stuff compared with Uncle Alec's lively lesson.