The abbreviation BC stands for:

Arts Culture and Entertainment:

  • Bach Compendium, one of the List of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Basso continuo, German basso, the harmonic structure of the instrumental ensemble music of the Baroque
  • BC, the original title of the American comic strip from the Neander Valley
  • Berend- Corinth, reference designation to the work directory " Lovis Corinth: The painting" from Charlotte Berend- Corinth
  • Body Count (band), a former Rap-/Metal-Band of rapper Ice-T
  • The Burning Crusade, the expansion of computer role-playing game World of Warcraft
  • BookCrossing


  • Badminton Club, a sports club in the German Voluntary Sector
  • Billiards Club
  • Brunswick Corporation, a NYSE stock symbol of the sports equipment manufacturer
  • Buoyancy Compensator, a buoyancy compensator for diving

BC as a distinguishing mark on license plate:

  • Albania: Circle Tropoja ( for Bajram Curr, discontinued)
  • Germany: Landkreis Biberach
  • UK: Birmingham
  • Mexico: Baja California (State ) License Plate ( Mexico)
  • Norway: Follo in the province of Akershus
  • Romania: Bacau county
  • Sweden: Diplomatic Cuba
  • Slovakia: Okres Banská Bystrica (not yet assigned)
  • Ukraine: Lviv Oblast (Lviv )


  • Belaruskaja Tschyhunka, the State Belarusian Railway
  • Blonay -Chamby, a narrow gauge heritage railway in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland.
  • Skymark Airlines, Japanese airline ( IATA code )

Technology and the Internet:

  • Basic Calculator, a programmable calculator on Unix -like and Windows systems
  • Bearer Capability, a message type in the ISDN, Integrated Services Digital Network
  • Blind copy, Bcc (header ( e-mail) ) Blind carbon copy; in e- mail traffic those addressees who does not see the receiver as opposed to the line " Cc ".
  • Board computer, a device in vehicles and aircraft

Economic and organizations:

  • Bank clearing code for banks in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, see BC number
  • Business Content, part of the Business Information Warehouse SAP AG
  • Burschenconvent, an assembly form a fraternity
  • Burschenbundsconvent, a corporation Association


  • Base Curve, base curve or curvature of contact lenses
  • Battery commander in the National People's Army of the GDR
  • Before Christ (English, BC '), in contrast to AD; see Anno Domini
  • Border Collie, a breed of dog
  • Boundary Clock, a clock type the Precision Time Protocol, a protocol for clock synchronization for real-time systems
  • British Columbia, Canadian province, ISO code
  • British Council
  • Lung cancer, malignant cells of the bronchi

BC as a distinguishing mark on license plate:

  • Serbia: Bečej

BÃ as distinguishing signs on license plate:

  • Serbia: Bogatić

See also:

  • Disambiguation
  • Abbreviation