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Cb

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Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. columbium.
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CB

  1. Citizens Band.
  2. Military. construction battalion.
  3. continental breakfast.
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C.B.1

  1. Bachelor of Surgery.
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Origin of C.B.1

From the Latin word Chīrurgiae Baccalaureus

C.B.2

  1. British. Companion of the Bath.
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cb

abbreviation for
  1. centre of buoyancy (of a boat, etc)
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Cb

the chemical symbol for
  1. columbium
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CB

abbreviation for
  1. Citizens' Band
  2. Companion of the (Order of the) Bath (an English title)
  3. County Borough
  4. (in Canada) Cape Breton Island
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Word Origin and History for cb

CB

1959, abbreviation of citizens' band (radio).

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cb in Medicine

CB

(sē-bē)
n.
  1. A bipolar lead of an electrocardiograph that has electrodes attached to the chest and back.
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