HyperDic: b

English > 7 senses of the word B / b:
NOUNanimalB, bacillusaerobic rod-shaped spore-producing / producing bacterium
substanceB, B-complex vitamin, B complex, vitamin B complex, vitamin B, B vitaminoriginally / originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
substanceB, boron, atomic number 5a trivalent metalloid element
quantityB, Bela logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels
quantityb, barn(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section
communicationB / bthe 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet
bodyB, type B, group Bthe blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen
B / b > pronunciation
Soundsbiy'
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... zombie: 62 rhymes with biy...
English > B: 7 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningaerobic rod-shaped spore-producing / producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil.
Synonymbacillus
Member ofgenus Bacillustype genus of the Bacillaceae
NarrowerBacillus anthracis, anthrax bacillusA species of bacillus that causes anthrax / anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs)
Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus globigii, grass bacillus, hay bacillusA species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matter
Yersinia pestisA bacillus bacterium that causes the plague / plague
Broadereubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteriaA large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
English > B: 7 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaningoriginally / originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins.
SynonymsB-complex vitamin, B complex, vitamin B complex, vitamin B, B vitamin
Narrowerbiotin, vitamin HA B vitamin that aids in body growth
cholineA B-complex vitamin that is a constituent of lecithin
inositolAn optically inactive alcohol that is a component of the vitamin B complex
niacin, nicotinic acidA B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
pantothenic acid, pantothenA vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids
vitamin B1, thiamine, thiamin, aneurin, antiberiberi factorA B vitamin that prevents beriberi
vitamin B12, cobalamin, cyanocobalamin, antipernicious anemia factorA B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia
vitamin B2, vitamin G, riboflavin, lactoflavin, ovoflavin, hepatoflavinA B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss
vitamin B6, pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, aderminA B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
vitamin Bc, vitamin M, folate, folic acid, folacin, pteroylglutamic acid, pteroylmonoglutamic acidA B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
Broaderwater-soluble vitaminAny vitamin that is soluble in water
Catalancomplex vitamínic B, vitamina B
English > B: 7 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningA trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder.
Synonymsboron, atomic number 5
Broaderchemical element, elementAny of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
Substance ofboraxAn ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate
kerniteA light soft mineral consisting of hydrated sodium borate in crystalline form
Catalanbor, número atòmic 5
English > B: 7 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels.
SynonymBel
Broadersound unitAny acoustic unit of measurement
Catalanbel
English > b: 7 senses > noun 5, quantity
Meaning(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter.
Synonymbarn
Categorynuclear physics, atomic physics, nucleonicsThe branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei
Broaderarea unit, square measureA system of units used to measure areas
Spanishbarn, b
English > B / b: 7 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningThe 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet.
Member ofRoman alphabet, Latin alphabetThe alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
Catalanb
SpanishB
English > B: 7 senses > noun 7, body
MeaningThe blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen.
Synonymstype B, group B
Broaderblood group, blood typeHuman blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
CatalanB, grup B, tipus B
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