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b

noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈbē\

Definition of b

plural

b's

or

bs

\ˈbēz\
  1. 1 a :  the second letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic b

  2. 2 :  the seventh tone of a C-major scale

  3. 3 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter b

  4. 4 :  one designated b especially as the second in order or class

  5. 5 a :  a grade rating a student's work as good but short of excellent b :  one graded or rated with a B

  6. 6 :  something shaped like the letter B

  7. 7 capitalized :  the one of the four ABO blood groups characterized by the presence of antigens designated by the letter B and by the presence of antibodies against the antigens present in the A blood group

Examples of b in a sentence

  1. There are two b's in the word abbey.

  2. All of their children's names begin with b.

  3. a song in the key of B

  4. got a B in math

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of b

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms


2

b

abbreviation

Definition of b

  1. 1 bachelor

  2. 2 bacillus

  3. 3 back

  4. 4 bag

  5. 5 bale

  6. 6 bass

  7. 7 basso

  8. 8 bat

  9. 9 Baumé

  10. 10 before

  11. 11 Bible

  12. 12 billion

  13. 13 bishop

  14. 14 black

  15. 15 blue

  16. 16 bolivar

  17. 17 book

  18. 18 born

  19. 19 bottom

  20. 20 brick

  21. 21 brightness

  22. 22 British

  23. 23 bulb

  24. 24 butut


B

symbol

Definition of B

  1. boron



B Defined for English Language Learners

1

b

noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈbē\

Definition of b for English Language Learners

  • : the second letter of the English alphabet

  • : a musical note or key referred to by the letter B : the seventh tone of a C-major scale

  • : a grade that is given to a student for doing good work


B Defined for Kids

b

noun , often cap \ˈbē\

Definition of b for Students

plural

b's

or

bs

\ˈbēz\
  1. 1 :  the second letter of the English alphabet

  2. 2 :  a grade that shows a student's work is good

  3. 3 :  a musical note referred to by the letter B


Medical Dictionary

b

abbreviation

Medical Definition of b

  1. 1bacillus

  2. 2barometric

  3. 3bath

  4. 4Baumé scale

  5. 5behavior

  6. 6bel

  7. 7bicuspid

  8. 8born

  9. 9brother


noun \ˈbē\

Medical Definition of B

  1. :  the one of the four ABO blood groups characterized by the presence of antigens designated by the letter B and by the presence of antibodies against the antigens present in the A blood group


B

symbol

Medical Definition of B

  1. boron


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