Definitions for boa
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word boa.
feather boa, boanoun
a long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur
any of several chiefly tropical constrictors with vestigial hind limbs
Any of a group of large American snakes, of the genus Boa, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico, and the chevalier boa of Peru.
A type of scarf typically made from feathers.
A boa is a type of large, non-venomous heavy-bodied snake that kills its prey by squeezing it to death. It's part of the Boidae family of reptiles, which includes more than 40 species, including the well-known boa constrictor. The term "boa" can also refer to a long, soft scarf or stole made of feathers, fur, or fabric.
a genus of large American serpents, including the boa constrictor, the emperor boa of Mexico (B. imperator), and the chevalier boa of Peru (B. eques)
a long, round fur tippet; -- so called from its resemblance in shape to the boa constrictor
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bō′a, n. a genus of serpents which includes the largest species of serpents (the Boa-Constric′tor), which kill their prey by constriction or pressure: a long serpent-like coil of fur, feathers, or the like, worn round the neck by ladies. [Perh. conn. with L. bos, an ox.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Any one of the fat cables that lurk under the floor in a dinosaur pen. Possibly so called because they display a ferocious life of their own when you try to lay them straight and flat after they have been coiled for some time. It is rumored within IBM that channel cables for the 370 are limited to 200 feet because beyond that length the boas get dangerous — and it is worth noting that one of the major cable makers uses the trademark ‘Anaconda’.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Boa is ranked #87335 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Boa surname appeared 213 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Boa.
61.9% or 132 total occurrences were White.
15% or 32 total occurrences were Black.
10.8% or 23 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
7.9% or 17 total occurrences were Asian.
4.2% or 9 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of boa in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of boa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
The fight for Fallujah is ongoing. Right now the Iraqi Security Forces are approaching Fallujah from three directions, essentially, they encircle the city, almost like a boa constrictor, and they will then squeeze in closer and closer into that city until eventually they are able to finally clear it, as we saw in Ramadi.
Essentially, they encircle the city, almost like a boa constrictor, and they will then squeeze in closer and closer into that city until eventually they are able to finally clear it, as we saw in Ramadi.
Boa Esporte was not responsible for the release and freedom of the athlete Goleiro Bruno.
They encircle the city almost like a boa constrictor.
For any emergency, they are taking us to Brazil - it's embarrassing; the hospital of Boa Vista is full of Venezuelan patients.
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