citizens band


Definition of citizens band

: a range of radio-wave frequencies that in the U.S. is allocated officially for private radio communications

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The cacophony more closely resembles citizens band radio, complete with handles, harassment and anonymous threats. David Streitfeld, New York Times, "Tech Giants, Once Seen as Saviors, Are Now Viewed as Threats," 12 Oct. 2017

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1947, in the meaning defined above

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to fake an opponent out of position

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