Cb

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Symbol, Chemistry.


CB

Military. construction battalion.

C.B.

1

Bachelor of Surgery.

Origin of C.B.

1
From the Latin word Chīrurgiae Baccalaureus

C.B.

2

British. Companion of the Bath.
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British Dictionary definitions for cb

cb

abbreviation for

centre of buoyancy (of a boat, etc)

Cb

the chemical symbol for

columbium

CB

abbreviation for

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

CB

1959, abbreviation of citizens' band (radio).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

cb in Medicine

CB

[sē-bē]

n.

A bipolar lead of an electrocardiograph that has electrodes attached to the chest and back.
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