AskDefine | Define CB

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CB
  1. citizens' band
  2. Chemical and Biological

Extensive Definition

CB (or derivative) may refer to:

Architectural/engineering

  • Block coefficient (Cb), determining fullness of ship's hull
  • Chrysler Building, a skyscraper in New York City, New York
  • Concrete Block, also cinder block, clinker block, or foundation block [US], Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) [US], breeze block [UK]

Business

Geo-political

  • Cambodia, FIPS Pub 10-4 country code and obsolete NATO digram
  • Cambridge, British post code for eastern England served by the Cambridge postal sorting office
  • Children's Bureau, a federal agency within the Administration For Children and Families of the United States Department of Health and Human Services
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program, a scholarship for youth exchange between the United States and Germany
  • ScotAirways, IATA airport code

Military

Popular culture

  • Citizens' band radio, a system of short-distance radio communications
  • Coffee-bitch, used in many offices as an irreverent form of the term gofer
  • Cold beer, an abbreviation commonly used by fraternity members in the Southeastern United States
  • Corned beef, a cut of beef cured or pickled in a seasoned brine
  • Cowboy Bebop, an anime and manga popular in Japan and the United States
  • Chris Brown (singer), an R&B artist
  • Crash Bandicoot, a series of video games and its eponymous main character
  • Cara-Beth Burnside, a pioneer of women's professional skateboarding and snowboarding
  • Chastity belt, a locking item of clothing designed to prevent sexual intercourse
  • Care Bears, a set of characters appearing on greeting cards and in other media

Science/medical

  • Cannabinoids, a group of substances that bind to animal cannabinoid receptors
  • Columbium, an obsolete abbreviation (now known as niobium)
  • Critical bands, the frequency bandwidths of human auditory filters
  • Cumulonimbus cloud, a type of cloud that is tall, dense, and involved in thunderstorms and other intense weather

Sports

Technology

CB in Czech: CB
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CB in Kölsch: CB (Watt ėßß datt?)
CB in Finnish: Cb
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