CB

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CB and variants may refer to:

Architectural/engineering[edit]

  • Concrete block/cinder block, also breeze block [UK], foundation block [US], see concrete masonry unit (CMU)

Business[edit]

Geo-political[edit]

  • Cambodia, FIPS Pub 10-4 country code and obsolete NATO digram
  • Campbell-Bannerman, a British politician
  • Cape Breton, an informal abbreviation for it
  • Casus belli, a Latin expression meaning reason for war
  • CB postcode area, British post code for eastern England served by the Cambridge postal sorting office
  • Children's Bureau, a federal agency within the Administration For Children and Families of the United States Department of Health and Human Services
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program, a scholarship for youth exchange between the United States and Germany
  • Province of Campobasso, the code used to indicate the Italian province, written in brackets after the name of the city or comune, if it's not the capital
  • ScotAirways, IATA airline code

Honours and awards (civil and military)[edit]

Legal[edit]

Military[edit]

  • CB-class midget submarine, was a group of midget submarines built for the Italian Navy during World War II
  • Construction Battalion, a United States Navy unit responsible for constructing airstrips and roadways, popularly known as "Seabees"
  • Large cruiser, retired US Navy hull classification symbol

People[edit]

Roads[edit]

Science and medical[edit]

  • Cannabinoids, a group of substances that bind to animal cannabinoid receptors
  • Columbium, an obsolete abbreviation (now known as niobium)
  • Critical bands, the frequency bandwidths of human auditory filters
  • Cumulonimbus cloud, a type of cloud that is tall, dense, and involved in thunderstorms and other intense weather

Sports[edit]

Sports people[edit]

  • Charles Barkley, a professional basketball player
  • Chris Benoit, a Canadian professional wrestler, famous for his work in WCW and WWE
  • Chris Bosh, a professional basketball player currently with the Miami Heat

Technology[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Care Bears, a set of characters appearing on greeting cards and in other media
  • Charlie Brown, the main character in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz
  • Chastity belt, a locking item of clothing designed to prevent sexual intercourse
  • Chef Boyardee, canned food
  • Chuck Bass, a character on the series Gossip Girl
  • Cold beer, an abbreviation commonly used by fraternity members in the Southeastern United States
  • Corned beef, a cut of beef cured or pickled in a seasoned brine
  • Cowboy Bebop, an anime and manga series
  • Cracker Barrel, an American restaurant chain
  • Crash Bandicoot, a series of video games and its eponymous main character
  • C.U. Burn, a cult Irish-language TV comedy series featuring sibling funeral directors and their rundown crematorium
  • The Chemical Brothers, British electronic music act