Bb Definition

bēbē
abbreviation
Ball bearing.
American Heritage
Base(s) on balls.
Webster's New World
Base on balls.
American Heritage

The ccTLD for Barbados as assigned by the IANA.

Wiktionary
noun
A pellet or ball, usually of steel coated with copper or nickel, that measures740 of an inch (0.44 centimeter) in diameter, used in air rifles.
American Heritage
A small pellet of shot, .175 inch in diameter, fired from an air gun (BB gun)
Webster's New World
A small pellet of shot, .18 inch in diameter, used in shotgun cartridges.
Webster's New World

Alternative spelling of BB.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • BB shot
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Other Word Forms of Bb

Noun

Singular:
bb
Plural:
BBS

Origin of Bb

  • From BB a size of birdshot pellet intermediate between B and BBB that measures 17100 of an inch (0.43 centimeter) in diameter (from the fact that BB guns originally fired birdshot pellets of this size)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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