SB

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See also: sb, Sb, .sb, and s/b

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

SB

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Solomon Islands.
    Synonym: SLB (alpha-3)

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initialisms.

Proper noun[edit]

SB

  1. Initialism of Special Branch.
    • 1978, André Brink, Rumours of Rain, Vintage, page 181:
      The SB infiltrated one of their men into our organisation.
  2. (linguistics) Initialism of Standard Babylonian.

Noun[edit]

SB (countable and uncountable, plural SBs)

  1. (medicine) Initialism of stretcher bearer.
  2. (sports) Initialism of season best. (this season's personal best).
  3. (baseball) Abbreviation of stolen base.; The statistic reporting the number of stolen bases.
  4. (electronics, communication) Sideband.
  5. Abbreviation of sexbot.
  6. (law, politics, often followed by a number) Initialism of senate bill (a bill proposed in or passed by a senate). (Compare HB.)
    SB5
  7. (law, politics) Initialism of state bill.
  8. (oenology, wine) Initialism of Sauvignon blanc.
  9. (nautical, maritime) Initialism of sailing barge.
    Synonyms: S.B., S. B.
    Coordinate terms: (sailing) SV, SY
    Coordinate terms: (barge) MB, SB
  10. (nautical, maritime) Initialism of steam barge.
    Synonyms: S.B., S. B.
    Coordinate terms: (steam) SS, SB, SL, PS, TS
    Coordinate terms: (barge) MB, SB
  11. (nautical, maritime) Initialism of steamboat.
    Synonyms: S.B., S. B.
    Coordinate terms: (steam) SS, SB, SL, PS, TS
    Coordinate terms: (boat) MB, SB

Derived terms[edit]

electronics, communication

Related terms[edit]

politics, law
season's best

Adjective[edit]

SB (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of southbound.
    Coordinate terms: NB, EB, WB

Adverb[edit]

SB (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of southbound.
    Coordinate terms: NB, EB, WB

Anagrams[edit]


Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of SB – see 傻屄 (“one who is stupid or foolish; stupid cunt, dumbfuck; etc.”).
(This term, SB, is a variant form of 傻屄.)

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

SB f (genitive SB, plural SBen)

  1. Acronym of Selbstbedienung.

Romanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

SB

  1. Abbreviation of Sibiu, a county in Romania.

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔesbi/, [ˈʔes.bɪ]

Proper noun[edit]

SB

  1. Initialism of Sangguniang Bayan.

Noun[edit]

SB

  1. Initialism of Batsilyer sa Siyensiya. BS; BSc

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