Nb

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Symbol, Chemistry.

Definition for nb (2 of 3)

NB


New Brunswick, Canada (approved for postal use).

Definition for nb (3 of 3)

N.B.


New Brunswick.
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British Dictionary definitions for nb (1 of 4)

nb

/ cricket /

abbreviation for

no ball

British Dictionary definitions for nb (2 of 4)

Nb


the chemical symbol for

niobium

British Dictionary definitions for nb (3 of 4)

NB

1

abbreviation for

New Brunswick

British Dictionary definitions for nb (4 of 4)

NB

2

N.B., nb or n.b.


abbreviation for

nota bene

Word Origin for NB

Latin: note well
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Word Origin and History for nb

n.b.


abbreviation of Latin nota bene "note well."

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Medicine definitions for nb

Nb


The symbol for the elementniobium
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Science definitions for nb (1 of 2)

Nb


The symbol for niobium.

Science definitions for nb (2 of 2)

niobium

[ nī-ōbē-əm ]

Nb

A soft, silvery, ductile metallic element that usually occurs in nature together with the element tantalum. It is used to build nuclear reactors, to make steel alloys, and to allow magnets to conduct electricity with almost no resistance. Atomic number 41; atomic weight 92.906; melting point 2,468°C; boiling point 4,927°C; specific gravity 8.57; valence 2, 3, 5. See Periodic Table.
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Culture definitions for nb

N.B.


An abbreviation for the Latin phrase nota bene, meaning “note well.” It is used to emphasize an important point.

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