from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. biochemical oxygen demand

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  • biochemical oxygen demand
  • biological oxygen demand
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  • That is, they must show us that this BOD is different from past BODS and this Bod will operate openly and fairly, and not seek to crush all opposition, dissent, and take personal revenge on individuals who contribute mightily to the conventions but may disagree with them.

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  • I think the culture of conspiracy and the culture of corruption in the HMGS BOD is already endemic and systemic and can never be changed.

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  • Marine scientists lack data on the long term BOD and other characteristics of those specific hydrocarbons; and by the time they did get that data the zone will be underway.


  • When we took samples of the water, we learned that the rivers below the clear-cuts had a higher biological oxygen demand, or BOD, which is a measure of how much organic matter is in the water.


  • The BOD is a measure of the amount of oxygen consumed by bacteria in biological purification.

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  • The BOD is the decision making body of the organization and composes of 5 persons of hierarchal responsibilities.

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  • The man known as BOD was voted player of the tournament in last season's Six Nations championship.


  • The BOD was our most aggressive board and had a full carbon fiber topsheet - something that to this day we haven't been able to replicate.

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  • A chemical laboratory is necessary to continuously monitor important environmental parameters such as BOD, COD, VFA, pH, ammonia, C: N ratio at different locations for efficient and proper functioning of the process.


  • I will ask the BOD members I know how we managed to disentangle so quickly – I thought the legal wrangling would go on well into 2010, personally.

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