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Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. columbium.

CB

  1. Citizens Band.
  2. Military. construction battalion.
  3. continental breakfast.

C.B.1

  1. Bachelor of Surgery.

Origin of C.B.1

From the Latin word Chīrurgiae Baccalaureus

C.B.2

  1. British. Companion of the Bath.
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cb

abbreviation for
  1. centre of buoyancy (of a boat, etc)

Cb

the chemical symbol for
  1. columbium

CB

abbreviation for
  1. Citizens' Band
  2. Companion of the (Order of the) Bath (an English title)
  3. County Borough
  4. (in Canada) Cape Breton Island
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Word Origin and History for cb

CB

1959, abbreviation of citizens' band (radio).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

cb in Medicine

CB

(sē-bē)
n.
  1. A bipolar lead of an electrocardiograph that has electrodes attached to the chest and back.
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