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BB

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[ bee-bee ]
/ ˈbiˌbi /
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noun

a size of shot, 0.18 inch (0.46 centimeter) in diameter, fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
Also called BB shot. shot of this size.

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Origin of BB

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An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Definition for BB (2 of 6)

BB2

a quality rating for a corporate or municipal bond, lower than BBB and higher than B.

Definition for BB (3 of 6)

bb.

abbreviation

ball bearing.
Baseball. base on balls; bases on balls.

Definition for BB (4 of 6)

b.b.

abbreviation

bail bond.
baseboard.

Definition for BB (5 of 6)

B/B

bottled in bond.

Definition for BB (6 of 6)

B.B.

abbreviation

bail bond.
Blue Book.
B'nai B'rith.
Bureau of the Budget.
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British Dictionary definitions for BB (1 of 2)

bb

the internet domain name for

Barbados

British Dictionary definitions for BB (2 of 2)

BB

abbreviation for

Boys' Brigade

symbol for

(on Brit pencils) double black: denoting a very soft lead
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