Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A standard size of lead pellet that measures 7/40 of an inch (0.44 centimeters) in diameter, used in air rifles.
  • abbr. base on balls

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Barbados.
  • Big Brother
  • Baseband. (electronics)
  • A walk; the statistic reporting the number of "bases on balls".
  • Bye Bye
  • Big Bang
  • BlackBerry
  • basketball
  • baseball
  • bareback
  • abbr. Bangka-Belitung, a province of Indonesia.
  • abbr. battleship, a type of warship
  • n. A type of pellet which can be shot out of a gun-type "toy"; a ball bearing.

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  • DP World, which is considered to be one of the healthiest companies controlled by troubled Dubai World, had its credit rating cut to BB from BB+ with a negative outlook.

    P Downgrades DP World

  • Fitch Monday lowered Cemex's foreign currency issuer default rating to BB from BB+.

    Cemex Plans Dollar Benchmark Bond

  • BB, with positive outlook, to BB+ with a positive outlook, Finance

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Egypt's long-term foreign currency sovereign rating, already junk status, was lowered to BB from BB+, S&P said.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • S&P lowered Egypt's long-term foreign currency sovereign rating to BB from BB+, and warned that another downgrade was possible within the next three months.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • P. lowered Egypt's foreign currency long-term rating to BB from BB+, and local currency long-term and short-term ratings to BB+/B from BBB-/A-3.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Fitch Ratings yesterday cut Egypt's bonds to BB, two steps below investment grade, from BB+, matching similar moves by other ratings companies.

  • Fitch Ratings today cut Egypt's bonds to BB, two steps below investment grade, from BB+, matching similar moves by other ratings companies.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Standard & Poor's cut the long-term foreign currency debt rating on Egypt to BB, two levels below investment grade, and lowered the long-term and short-term ratings of local currency bonds to BB+/B from BBB-/A-3.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Capital Intelligence (CI), the international credit rating agency, today announced that it has assigned Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI) long-term and short-term foreign currency ratings of BB - and B, respectively, a Financial Strength rating of BB+ and a support rating of 3.

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