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The abbreviation KB or kb can refer to:


  • Kilobit (kb), a unit of information used, for example, to quantify network transmission capacity
  • Kilobyte (kB), a unit of information used, for example, to quantify computer memory or storage capacity
  • Computer keyboard, an input device for computer
  • Knowledge base, used to store complex structured and unstructured information





  • KB Home, a major American home builder
  • KB Toys, a United States toy retail chain
  • K&B, a local drug store in New Orleans, Louisiana, that was bought by Rite Aid


Trucks and transport[edit]

  • KB series, a truck produced by International Harvester
  • KB is a name used by Isuzu in some markets for two related models:
  • NZR Kb class a New Zealand steam locomitive

Other uses[edit]

  • King's Bench, an ancient English court, or the legal citation denoting a case in such court
  • Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, a Danish sports club based in Copenhagen
  • King's Buildings, a campus at the University of Edinburgh, containing most of the schools within the College of Science and Engineering
  • Druk Air (IATA code: KB), the national airline of Bhutan
  • Knowledge base, a collection of knowledge helping users with a given product
  • Knowledge Bowl, an interdisciplinary academic competition
  • Knight of the Bath, a former rank (before 1815) of the Order of the Bath, a part of the British honours system
  • KB Lager, a brand of Australian beer
  • WWKB, a radio station often referred to as KB Radio 1520
  • Kalix BF, a Swedish bandy club