CB

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See also: Cb, c&b, C.B., Cb., C.-B., and C♭

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

CB (countable and uncountable, plural CBs)

  1. Initialism of citizens' band.
  2. Abbreviation of citizens' band radio.
  3. Initialism of competition best or championship best.
  4. Initialism of conduction band.
  5. (military, nautical) Initialism of battlecruiser.
    Coordinate terms: CL, CH, CC, CA, CP, C, B, BB, BL, BH, BA, BC
  6. (military) Initialism of construction battalion.
  7. (Britain military) Initialism of confined to barracks.
    Coordinate terms: jankers, fatigues
  8. Initialism of continental breakfast.
  9. (soccer) Initialism of centre-back, a defensive position
  10. (soccer) Initialism of cornerback.
  11. (textiles, sewing) Initialism of center back, a line marking the center on the back side of a piece of clothing
  12. (cytology) Initialism of Cajal body.
  13. (Singapore) Initialism of circuit breaker.
  14. Abbreviation of Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath.

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Adjective[edit]

CB

  1. (military, initialism) confined to barracks (a punishment in the army).
    • 1974, GB Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, New York 2007, p. 133:
      ‘Twenty days C.B.,’ said one. ‘Twenty years, more likely,’ said another.
  2. Initialism of chemical and biological.

Proper noun[edit]

CB

  1. (Canada) Initialism of Cape Breton.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /se.be/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

CB f

  1. Abbreviation of Colombie-Britannique (British Columbia).

Noun[edit]

CB f (plural CB)

  1. Abbreviation of carte bleue
  2. ham radio
  3. Abbreviation of cul-bénit: a priest's darling

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