Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation kilobyte
  • abbreviation King's Bench
  • abbreviation king's bishop (chess)

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  • noun kilobyte, also written as kB
  • initialism knowledge base
  • abbreviation West Kalimantan, a province of Indonesia.
  • noun slang High-grade marijuana.

Etymologies

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Abbreviation of kine bud.

Examples

  • But, as 99% of the amazon readers have commented, the KB is a stunning work.

    What’s in a name… again… « Write Anything

  • KB is a (sort of) true story about a failing footwear factory that (eventually) reverses its fortunes by switching production from classic Oxfords to sexy boots (specifically designed to hold the weight of a man's body, i.e., for drag queens*).

    Kinky Boots

  • I like Logan & Veronica together: the acting of JD & KB is superb, they have chemistry, dialogue is wonderful, both are complex, and, now that you mention it -- the hot kissing scenes.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • I like Logan & Veronica together: the acting of JD & KB is superb, they have chemistry, dialogue is wonderful, both are complex, and, now that you mention it -- the hot kissing scenes.

    Will the real Logan Echolls please stand up?

  • I lived in KB for approx 2/3 or the time, and Penang the rest (with monthly trips to KL).

    Malaysian bloggers attacked

  • The second set of values show the amount of traffic in KB that can pass over the tunnel until a rekey, followed by the total amount of traffic allowed between rekeys.

    show vpn

  • I mean I know why they did it, most people know the terms KB, MB, GB already and if they gave the new standard a new name everyone would have to learn a new set of terms, now the only people who have to learn a new set of terms is the people who still prefer to use the old system.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • "KB" - monogrammed headphones (eat that, Dr. Dre).

    Gizmodo

  • KB is preferable to BK, because it’s less pretentious, less formal, less stilted.

    What’s in a name… again… « Write Anything

  • The library known in Dutch as the Koninklijke Bibliotheek English Language Page and more commonly as the KB is a leader in supporting practical approaches to preservation through research and collaboration.

    Digital Preservation at National Library of the Netherlands Profiled on DigitalPreservation.gov « ResourceShelf

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