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BB

[bee-bee] /ˈbiˌbi/
noun
1.
a size of shot, 0.18 inches (0.46 cm) in diameter, fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
2.
Also called BB shot. shot of this size.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for bb-shot

bb

abbreviation
1.
Barbados

BB

abbreviation
1.
Boys' Brigade
symbol
2.
(on Brit pencils) double black: denoting a very soft lead
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Related Abbreviations for bb-shot

bb

  1. ball bearing
  2. base on balls

BB

  1. B'nai B'rith
  2. small shot pellet (from "ball bearing")
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