Definition of TB

1. Noun. A metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 65, Terbium
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Substance meronyms: Apatite, Gadolinite, Ytterbite, Monazite



2. Noun. Infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages).

3. Noun. A unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits.
Exact synonyms: Tbit, Terabit
Generic synonyms: Computer Memory Unit
Terms within: Gb, Gbit, Gigabit
Group relationships: Pb, Pbit, Petabit

4. Noun. A unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes.
Exact synonyms: Terabyte
Generic synonyms: Computer Memory Unit
Terms within: G, Gb, Gigabyte
Group relationships: Pb, Petabyte

5. Noun. A unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes.
Exact synonyms: Tebibyte, Terabyte, Tib
Generic synonyms: Computer Memory Unit
Terms within: G, Gb, Gib, Gibibyte, Gigabyte
Group relationships: Pb, Pebibyte, Petabyte, Pib

Definition of TB

1. Initialism. (pathology) tuberculosis (short for Tubercle Bacillus) ¹

2. Initialism. (baseball) The statistic reporting "Total Bases". A single is counted as one, a double as two, a triple as three, and a home run as four bases. ¹

3. Initialism. (electronics computing) terabyte ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of TB

1. Commonly used abbreviation for tuberculosis. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of TB

TAFE
TAFs
TAH-BSO
TALULAR
TAM
TAN
TANJ
TANSTAAFL
TAPI
TARDIS
TAS
TATA box
TATP
TB (current term)
TBA
TBC
TBD
TBF
TBG
TBH
TBHQ
TBI
TBM
TBP
TBPA
TBS
TBSA
TBT

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