Definitions

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  • n. A standard paper size, defined by ISO 216 with dimensions: 62 x 88 mm

Etymologies

See the Wikipedia article ISO 216, the international standard on paper sizes. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • On 8.8.08, their work will be manifested around the globe through a set of events called B8 -- a kick off to a new campaign called Global Justice for Burma.

    Jerri Chou: 8.8.08: A Day of Olympic Proportions for Burma

  • For this figure, I positioned the cell cursor in cell B8, which is the first cell where I need to build a formula that totals the various parts produced in April.

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  • Besides the sucrose and glucose that make it sweet, honey contains magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, and vitamins B1 through B8.

    Honey: A sweet Maya legacy

  • So it surprises me that funding is seemingly not being given to larger studies that would validate the findings of innovative small studies that have shown real possibilities for using inexpensive treatments, such as Tylenol to treat emotional pain (emotional pain is pain, after all -- think heartbreak) and Vitamin B8 to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

    S.Z. Berg: The Politics, Stigma and Experience of Brain Disorders: A Blog Series

  • A B8 bus that had been stuck in the snow since Sunday night straddled both southbound lanes of traffic between 85th and 86th streets, reducing traffic in both directions to one lane.

    Snow Complaints Piling Up

  • Arbum is rich in Vitamins B6 and B8 and assists in deep drainage of fatty glands resulting in active cleansing and clearing of the skin from the inside out.

    Anna Augustsson: At Home Skincare

  • In his review of the Geithner-Summers Plan to remove toxic assets from the banks, NY Times columnist Joe Nocera writes (March 28, p. B8), "As for the complaint that it will make rich guys richer, well, you can't win 'em all."

    Jeffrey Sachs: Making Rich Guys Richer

  • According to Kenneth Glyn Jones, the brightest star is of spectral type B8 and mag 9.0, while the Sky Catalog 2000 gives spectral type B6 and mag 7.85, and the age is estimated as 78 million years. 7' south of the center is a red M giant, contrasting prominently against its blue-white neighbor stars.

    IYA Live Telescope – M50 | Universe Today

  • B8; Juanita Moody interview with author, Nov. 21, 2007; and Benson Buffham interview with author, Nov. 20, 2007.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • B8 5C 6D 1E 07 F9 AB 5E 0F 0D 48 A5 3B 1F 6B C7 use it and ill sue! be prepared!

    Boing Boing

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