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

  • abbr. eastbound

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  • Initialism of east bound.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A simplified spelling of ebb.
  • In chem., a symbol sometimes used (instead of the more common Er.) for erbium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibytes or 2^60 bytes
  • n. a unit of information equal to 1000 petabits or 10^18 bits
  • n. a unit of information equal to 1000 petabytes or 10^18 bytes


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  • But that doesn't mean there are 1.7 million 99ers, because EB is triggered in some states that lack all four tiers, and because some layoff victims began collecting EB before all four tiers had even been created.

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  • Stephen Jay Gould (along with Richard Lewontin) was also a critic of the pan-adaptationist viewpoint in EB and ID, which is not surprising since he was first and foremost a paleontologist, who (as I mentioned above) had to figure out what the various structures in a fossil were "for" (including, of course, the idea that they were "for" nothing at all).

    Ancient Predator Revealed!

  • Cannot wait till tomorrow to get my Collectors Edition, EB is actually opening early. realityintern01

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  • I called EB Games on Monday, who first told me that as they are the Nintendo-preferred supplier in Australia whatever that means there is absolutely no chance they will not be able to meet all their current pre-orders.

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  • After completing electronic warfare school, I volunteered to join EB-66 C squadron stationed in Thailand.

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  • So I call EB again and say that I now have one more shirt than I wanted.

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  • I have no clue what is going on but this is ridiculous,, Such a waste of time calling the EB hotline because no one knows a thing after you've been on hold for an hour .. Job Searching

  • The so-called EB-5 visa is awarded to foreigners who invest $500,000 to $1 million in U.S. businesses; $500,000 is required if the investment is made in a high-unemployment or rural area.

    Navy Yard Finds Green In Green-Card Program

  • The funds being sought by Mr. Ratner's company, Forest City Ratner would be among the largest amount borrowed for one project through the program, called EB-5 because it represents a fifth category of employment-based visas.

    Ratner Mulls Visa Financing

  • The effort tests the spirit, and perhaps the letter, of an obscure federal immigration program known as EB-5, which trades immigration benefits for purportedly job-creating investments--as little as $500,000 per family.

    Norman Oder: Anatomy of a Green Card Pitch: In China, Atlantic Yards Backers Rely on the Distraction of Basketball


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