EXAMPLES | Definition for nb (2 of 3) New Brunswick, Canada (approved for postal use). Definition for nb (3 of 3)
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Examples from the Web for nb NB: I have to say, you seem much calmer than many other authors with a debut novel out. NB: The details of what really happened are always so intriguing. NB: Prophecy is the key source of mystery and danger in our books. NB: We moved from New York City to Rochester, New York, when I was 2. British Dictionary definitions for nb (1 of 4) British Dictionary definitions for nb (2 of 4) British Dictionary definitions for nb (3 of 4) British Dictionary definitions for nb (4 of 4) Word Origin for NB
Latin: note well
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Word Origin and History for nb
abbreviation of Latin
nota bene "note well."
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Medicine definitions for nb The symbol for the element niobium
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Science definitions for nb (1 of 2) Science definitions for nb (2 of 2) 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
abbreviation for the Latin phrase nota bene, meaning “note well.” It is used to emphasize an important point.
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