Sb

symb. Chem. the element antimony.
Etymology: L stibium

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noun
a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite
Syn: ↑antimony, ↑atomic number 51
Derivationally related forms: ↑antimonial (for: ↑antimony), ↑antimonic (for: ↑antimony), ↑antimonious (for: ↑antimony)
Hypernyms: ↑metallic element, ↑metal
Substance Holonyms: ↑stibnite

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abbreviation
1. stilb
2. substantive

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Symbol, Chem.
antimony.
[ < LL stibium]

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Sb (chem)
symbol
Antimony
ORIGIN: L stibium

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sb.,
substantive.
s.b. or sb (no periods),
stolen base or stolen bases.
Sb (no period),
S.B.,
1. Bachelor of Science (Latin, Scientiae Baccalaureus).
2. simultaneous broadcast.
3. South Britain (England and Wales).

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abbr.
Bachelor of Science
Origin:
Latin Scientiae Baccalaureus
simultaneous broadcast
South Britain (England and Wales)

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