Definitions

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

  • The symbol for the element antimony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Symbol for antimony.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., the symbol for antimony (in Latin stibium).
  • n. In astronomy, an abbreviation of (Schönfeld's) Southern Bonn Durchmusterung (see Durchmusterung). Usage is divided between this abbreviation and S. D. M. (which see).

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

  • n. a bachelor's degree in science
  • n. a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite

Etymologies

From Latin stibium; see stibnite.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin stibium. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Thos added as solid inevitably leach-out and are PoP and endrocine disruptors, and some generate dioxins or furans at low temperature combustion (P and Sb based retardents do not).

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  • Most plastics except those containing chlorine in the polymer backbone (eg, PVC, CPVC, etc) are flammable and require addition of flame retardants such as P, Br, Sb etc in the polymer synthesis or as a solid additiove.

    Affresol Makes Homes Out of Recycled Plastic | Inhabitat

  • Readers of the other 70-odd blogs at Sb expect independent content in the center column.

    ScienceBlogs, we have a problem

  • Its chemical symbol, Sb, is derived from the Latin word stibium, which was the name of the most common antimony mineral, stibnite.

    Antimony

  • Greg is outputing some amazing material as are other Sb-ers.

    Accepting his 2006 TED (Technology Entertainment Design) Prize, Cameron Sinclair

  • We really enjoyed Sb when my hubby and I were doing it.

    South Beach Phase One Recipes: Ground Beef and Sauerkraut Soup

  • Leibniz would say that in such a case some state of Smith's body prior to Sb.was the real cause of Sb.and Sm was not a causal factor in the obtaining of Sb. So although substances do not causally interact, their states accommodate one another as if there were causal interaction among substances.

    Leibniz's Philosophy of Mind

  • Prov (Sb (ru1 ¦ unZ (x1) ¦ Z (xn))), by: ˜the formula with Gödel number r is provable if the Gödel number for the xi th numeral is substituted in place of the i th variable,™ neither the formal statement within the theory P nor anything we prove about it appeals to such meanings.

    Kurt Gödel

  • Relations needed are, among others, those which assert of a natural number that it codes a sequence, or a formula, or an axiom, or that it is the code, denoted by Sb (ru1 ¦ unZ (x1) ¦ Z (xn)), of a formula obtained from a formula with code r by substituting for its free variable ui the xi th numeral for i = 1,

    Kurt Gödel

  • Have you decided yet on going to Sb or are you going to do the group blog thing with your colleagues?

    Start the day right

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