B definition

Breadth.
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Bishop (chess)
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Book.
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Bay.
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Base.
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The second letter of the modern English alphabet.
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(physics) Barn.
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Bottom quark.
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Born.
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The second in a sequence or group.
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Boliviano.
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Bar(s)
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Second-class; inferior to the best.

A B film.

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Bel.
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Baumé scale.
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The second letter of the English alphabet: from the Greek beta, a borrowing from the Phoenician.
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Any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English, the (b) of boat.
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A type or impression for b or B.
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An object shaped like B.
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Of b or B.
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Second in a sequence or group.
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Shaped like B.
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Barn(s)
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(educ.) A grade indicating above-average but not outstanding work.

A B in French.

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The scale having this tone as the keynote.
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Bacillus.
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(football) Back.
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Battery.
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Baumé
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Bay.
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(physics) Bel(s)
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Bible.
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Billion(s)
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(chess) Bishop.
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Bolívar.
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Book.
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Born.
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A blood type.
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The definition of b is the second letter of the English alphabet.

An example of b is the first letter of the word "bottle."

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One of the four major blood groups in the ABO system. Individuals with this blood group have the B antigen on the surface of their red blood cells, and the anti-A antibody in their blood serum.
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The seventh tone in the scale of C major or the second tone in the relative minor scale.
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A key or scale in which B is the tonic.
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A written or printed note representing this tone.
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The seventh note or tone in the ascending scale of C major.
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A note representing this tone.
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A key, string, etc. producing this tone.
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Brightness.
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Breadth.
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British.
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Brother.
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Brotherhood.
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Base.
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Baseman.
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Batter.
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Bass.
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Basso.
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(chem.) Boron.
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(physics) Magnetic flux density.
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Bomber.

B-52

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One of the four major blood groups in the ABO system. Individuals with this blood group have the B antigen on the surface of their red blood cells, and the anti-A antibody in their blood serum.
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Baumé scale.
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Bay.
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(Byte) The letter "B" is used for "byte" when the number of bytes is less than one thousand; for example, "each record is 800B long (800 bytes long)." See space/time.B = byte KB = kilobyte (thousand bytes) MB = megabyte (million bytes) GB = gigabyte (billion bytes) TB = terabyte (trillion bytes) PB = quadrabyte (quadrillion bytes) EB = exabyte (quintillion bytes) ZB = zettabyte (sextillion bytes)
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The designation for the second floppy disk drive in the first CP/M and DOS personal computers. Initially, two 5.25" drives were used (A: and B:), while subsequent machines had one 3.5" drive (A:) and one 5.25" (B:). Later, PCs came with one 3.5" drive (A:), and the B: drive was absent.
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Bel. In physics, the abbreviation for bel, a measure of relative loudness. See bel.
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B channel. Referring to an ISDN bearer (B) channel, which is an information-bearing channel designated for user payload. See B channel.
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The second letter of the English alphabet, called bee and written in the Latin script.
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The ordinal number second, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called bee and written in the Latin script.
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Alternative form of b..
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(astronomy) Latitude in the galactic coordinate system.
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(physics) Barn.
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(computing) Bit.
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(cricket) Bye.
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(size) Big.
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The second letter of the English alphabet, called bee and written in the Latin script.
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(UK) The grade of pencil that makes darker marks than grade HB but lighter marks than grade 2B; a pencil with soft lead.
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(chess) Bishop.
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A personality type of someone who is relaxed and easygoing and able to engage in leisure activities without worrying about work.
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An academic grade, better than a C and worse than an A.
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Signifies a second-tier or second class of a given commodity, group, or category, as in B-movie, B-list, etc.

The television studio revived some of it's B characters for the spinoff.

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Alternate or secondary part, as the back side of a phonograph record. Contrasted with A, which is the primary part.
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(music) The seventh note in the C major scale.
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(computing) Byte.
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An academic grade awarded by some institutions. Slightly better than a C+, slightly worse than a B.
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(computing) The ASCII control character start of text in caret notation.
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(text messaging) Bat.
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A cocktail shooter consisting of 3 distinct layers of coffee liqueur, Baileys and Grand Marnier.
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Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter b.
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The second in a series.
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Something shaped like the letter B.
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The second best or second highest in quality or rank.

A mark of B on an English theme.

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A string, key, or pipe tuned to the pitch of this tone.
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Baryon number.
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(baseball) Base.
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(music) Bass.
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Billion.
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Bachelor.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
b
Plural:
BS, b-52s

Origin of b

  • Named for Boeing's B-52 Stratofortress, a bomber aircraft used in the Vietnam War

    From Wiktionary

  • (personality type): from contrast with the letter ‘A’ and its corresponding personality type

    From Wiktionary

  • (academic grade): from the position of the letter ‘B’ in the English alphabet

    From Wiktionary