NB

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See also: nb, Nb, nB, n.b., NB., N.B., and N.-B.

English[edit]

Phrase[edit]

NB

  1. Initialism of nota bene; used in written English to introduce something to be noted.
    NB: Do not write below this line.

Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

NB (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of northbound.
    Coordinate terms: EB, WB, SB
    • 2001, East Side Access in New York, Queens, and Bronx Counties, New York, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties, New York: Environmental Impact Statement, page 50:
      Park Avenue and 42nd Street Prohibit parking on the NB lanes to provide 2 RT / 1 LT lanes; adjust signal timing to provide protected NB movement.
    • 2011, Irene K. Battaglia, Investigation of Early Distress in Wisconsin Rubblized Pavements, page 23:
      Prior to rubblization, severely distressed joints and / or cracks were documented in the NB lanes.
  2. Initialism of non-binary.
    • 2017, Alex Iantaffi, Meg-John Barker, How to Understand Your Gender: A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You Are, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (→ISBN), page 75:
      'If I come up with an idea in a meeting, it gets ignored until one of the guys says the exact same thing and then everybody listens to him. And don't even get me started on how hard it is to get promoted.' 'Being an NB person, I get very used to being misgendered.'
    • 2019, Laura Mitchell, Bridie Howe, D. Ashley Price, Babiker Elawad, K. Nathan Sankar, Oxford Handbook of GUM and HIV, Oxford University Press (→ISBN), page 46:
      Sexual health for trans/non-binary people / Service provision
      It is important for all sexual health services to consider how appropriate their set-up is for trans and NB people who may need to attend for care.
  3. Initialism of nonblack.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Basic Rubber Testing, ASTM International, page 202:
      Perhaps stress-strain testing appears to be superior to ODC testing in between-lab operations, because it is an older and more established test technique. Part 2 of Table 10.A9 allows a comparison for non-black (NB) and black (B) testing.
    • 1972, Savannah State College (Ga.), Faculty Research Edition of the Savannah State College Bulletin
      The number lying to the right of a given income class indicates the probability of a family, Black (B) and non-Black (NB), living in the designated census tract, earning an income within that income class.
    • 1994, Employment Practices Decisions:
      *Plaintiffs could argue that their position vis-a-vis the non-black (NB) casuals was discriminatory, []

Adverb[edit]

NB (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of northbound.
    Coordinate terms: EB, WB, SB

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

NB (plural NBs)

  1. (US, aviation) Initialism of NASA research bomber plane. (prefix code in designations)
  2. (sports) Initialism of national best.
    Coordinate terms: NR, WB, WR, SB, SR, PB, PR, CB, CR, OB, OR
  3. Abbreviation of newborn.
    • 2006, Asim Kurjak, Frank A. Chervenak, Textbook of Perinatal Medicine, CRC Press (→ISBN), page 1348:
      Newborns (NBs) with a birth weight between []
      An NB is considered large-for-gestational age (LGA) when its weight is greater than the 90th percentile for []
  4. Abbreviation of neuroblast.
  5. (oncology) Abbreviation of neuroblastoma.
    • 2014, Andy Adam, Adrian K. Dixon, Jonathan H Gillard, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, Ronald G. Grainger, David J. Allison, Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology E-Book, Elsevier Health Sciences (→ISBN), page 1972:
      NBs are also seen in newborns and may be detected in the fetus by antenatal imaging, most often associated with favourable prognostic features. Common sites for primary NB are the adrenal glands (48%), extraadrenal retroperitoneum []
  6. (cytology) Initialism of nuclear body.

Proper noun[edit]

NB

  1. (Canada) Initialism of New Brunswick, a Canadian province.
    Coordinate terms: AB, BC, MB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
  2. Abbreviation of West Nusa Tenggara. (a province of Indonesia)

Translations[edit]

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Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

NB

  1. Initialism of 牛屄.

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

NB m

  1. Initialism of Nouveau-Brunswick (New Brunswick), a province of Canada

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German[edit]

Noun[edit]

NB

  1. (apartment listing) Abbreviation of Neubau.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

NB

  1. Abbreviation of nemzeti bajnokság.

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Latin[edit]

Phrase[edit]

NB

  1. Abbreviation of nota bene.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adverb[edit]

NB

  1. Initialism of notabene.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adverb[edit]

NB

  1. Initialism of notabene.

Proper noun[edit]

NB

  1. Initialism of Nasjonalbiblioteket.