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kb

1.
kilobar; kilobars.

Kb

Computers.
1.
kilobit; kilobits.

KB

1.
Chess. king's bishop.
2.
Computers. kilobyte; kilobytes.

K.B.

1.
King's Bench.
2.
Knight Bachelor.
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  • Ehwald favoured quod (kb 48), but all except one of the passages he cited are instances of quod superest or quod reliquum est.

  • We are also told in the same poem that it was kb Daishi who "demonstrated to the world the use of coal."

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • On one occasion kb Daishi omitted the ten on a tablet placed above one of the gates of the Emperor's palace.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • While still in China kb Daishi met a boy standing by the side of a river.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • Momoye was not the only man who imprudently scoffed at the great kb Daishi's work.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • Kino Momoye once ridiculed some of kb Daishi's characters, and said that one of them resembled a conceited wrestler.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • kb Daishi was a posthumous title, and it is by this title that he is generally known.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
British Dictionary definitions for kb

kb

abbreviation
1.
kilobar

Kb

abbreviation
1.
(computing) kilobit

KB

abbreviation
1.
(in Britain) King's Bench
2.
(in Britain) Knight Bachelor
3.
(computing) kilobyte
symbol
4.
(chess) king's bishop
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kb in Science
Kb  
Abbreviation of kilobit
KB  
Abbreviation of kilobyte
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