DB

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See also: db, Db, dB, ȸ, and D♭

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

DB (plural DBs)

  1. Initialism of dead body.
    • 1952, LIFE (volume 32, number 1, page 20)
      With an extra-long weekend before Christmas and New Year's Day coming up, the police of motorized, subwayless Los Angeles had learned by experience to expect plenty of wrecked cars and DBs (dead bodies) on their hands.
  2. (American football, Canadian football) Initialism of defensive back.
  3. (databases) Initialism of database.
  4. (US, military) Initialism of depot brigade.
  5. (Britain, pensions) Initialism of defined benefits.
  6. (television) Initialism of delayed broadcast.
  7. Initialism of dirty book: a pornographic publication

Translations[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

DB

  1. (rail transport) Initialism of Deutsche Bahn. (German Railways). Previously used by its predecessor, Deutsche Bundesbahn.
  2. (in place name histories) Domesday Book

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

DB

  1. (initialism) (rail transport) Deutsche Bahn, the national railway company of Germany

Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

DB

  1. Abbreviation of Dâmbovița, a county in Romania.