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

  • noun A member of one of the construction battalions in the US Navy that builds naval aviation bases and shore facilities.

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  • noun A construction battalion, part of the United States Navy responsible for building, bulldozing, etc.

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of cee bee, pronunciation of the initial letters of construction battalion.]

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Phonetic rendering of the initials CB.

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