from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of dub.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dub.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Doublets at marbles.
- Money: same as dib, 3.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I agree with you halfway, in that I do think B-dubs is super weak.
It has been confirmed by one source on the Asian DVD Guide Forum that this set does not contain English dubs or subtitles.
They're outfitting their rides with ground-shaking sound systems, nitrous-injected engines and 20-inch rims (called dubs in street parlance).
Though unlike a lot of fans, the humor value of the dubs is a lot of what I appreciate and I don't know if some of the lesser entries in the series would even be watchable if they were truly meant to be more serious.
On these imitation battle-fields, any one of which is larger than the field of Waterloo, the men are instructed in the gentle art of bombing, first with "dubs," which do not explode at all, then with toy-grenades which go off harmlessly with a noise like a small firecracker, and finally, when they have become sufficiently expert, with the real Mills bomb, which scatters destruction in a burst of noise and flame.
His new book tells how North Carolina's economy fits in what he "dubs" the "Connected Age," which is "built on technology, trade, competition and the expanding service sector" and "has fully integrated all parts of the state into a national - indeed, international - network of interlinked commerce."
And by 'dubs', I of course mean the term anime fans use to describe the English voice-over of a show originally voiced in Japanese.
It wouldn't make sense to buy a new set of "dubs" (20″ wheels, in lay terms) for our G-ride
Dr. Kiminori Itoh, a Japanese environmental physical chemist who contributed to a U.N. climate report, dubs man-made warming "the worst scientific scandal in history."
Her battles with the mainstream news media -- which she dubs "the lamestream media" -- are well known.