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.
Other definitions for BB (2 of 6)
a quality rating for a corporate or municipal bond, lower than BBB and higher than B.
Other definitions for bb. (3 of 6)
Baseball. base on balls; bases on balls.
Other definitions for b.b. (4 of 6)
Other definitions for B/B (5 of 6)
bottled in bond.
Other definitions for B.B. (6 of 6)
Bureau of the Budget.
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How to use BB in a sentence
The 12-year-old boy was shot by a police officer after brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun.
It was later reported that the weapon was a BB gun that appeared to be a .45-caliber pistol.
One woman, BB, is a former pastor who was outed to her congregation before she could even tell her loved ones.
More often than not the rockets prove ineffective, but it only takes one—a golden BB—to change everything.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins | Nick Willard | May 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
An illegal stock tip is not the same thing as a swindle; but $68 million buys a lot of basketballs and BB guns.
Shes all the time sending messages to BB, and to soldiers and Injuns and whatnot, and to the animals.A Horse's Tale | Mark Twain
Since the mass aa′BB′ moves uniformly, the external forces acting on it are in equilibrium.
The leaf being broad and flat you pass to c and cc under BB.Michigan Trees | Charles Herbert Otis
The eastern gate (BB Sharki) and a few vestiges of the colonnades yet remain.The Apostles | Ernest Renan
In general, the BB's doctrines most closely resembled those of the Isma‛ls and Hurfs.
British Dictionary definitions for bb (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for BB (2 of 2)
(on Brit pencils) double black: denoting a very soft lead
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