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/ ˈbiˌbi /
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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Question 1 of 10
What does “barren” mean?
Origin of BB1
An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
Definition for BB (2 of 6)
a quality rating for a corporate or municipal bond, lower than BBB and higher than B.
Definition for BB (3 of 6)
Baseball. base on balls; bases on balls.
Definition for BB (4 of 6)
Definition for BB (5 of 6)
bottled in bond.
Definition for BB (6 of 6)
Bureau of the Budget.
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British Dictionary definitions for BB (1 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for BB (2 of 2)
(on Brit pencils) double black: denoting a very soft lead
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