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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

Other definitions for BB (2 of 6)

BB2

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

Other definitions for BB (3 of 6)

bb.

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

Other definitions for BB (4 of 6)

b.b.

abbreviation
bail bond.
baseboard.

Other definitions for BB (5 of 6)

B/B

bottled in bond.

Other definitions 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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