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Sb

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. antimony.
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Origin of Sb

From the Late Latin word stibium

sb.

  1. substantive.
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s.b.

  1. Baseball. stolen base; stolen bases.
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S.B.

1
  1. Bachelor of Science.
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Origin of S.B.

1
From the Latin word Scientiae Baccalaureus

S.B.

2
  1. South Britain (England and Wales).
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British Dictionary definitions for sb

sb

the internet domain name for
  1. Solomon Islands
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Sb

the chemical symbol for
  1. antimony
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Word Origin for Sb

from New Latin stibium

sb.

abbreviation for
  1. substantive
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sb in Medicine

Sb

  1. The symbol for the elementantimony
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sb in Science

Sb

  1. The symbol for antimony.
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antimony

[ăntə-mō′nē]
Sb
  1. A metalloid element having many forms, the most common of which is a hard, very brittle, shiny, blue-white crystal. It is used in a wide variety of alloys, especially with lead in car batteries, and in the manufacture of flameproofing compounds. Atomic number 51; atomic weight 121.76; melting point 630.5°C (1,167°F); boiling point 1,380°C (2,516°F); specific gravity 6.691; valence 3, 5. See Periodic Table.
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