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Definition 1: aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for b in the sense of this definition

(b is a kind of ...) a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella

(... is a kind of b ) a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs); can be used a bioweapon

(... is a kind of b ) a species of bacillus found in soil and decomposing organic matter; some strains produce antibiotics

(... is a kind of b ) a bacillus bacterium that causes the plague; aerosolized bacteria can be used as a bioweapon

(... is a member of b) type genus of the Bacillaceae; includes many saprophytes important in decay of organic matter and a number of parasites

Definition 2: the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for b in the sense of this definition

(b is a kind of ...) human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens

Definition 3: the 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

(b is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a member of b) the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe

Definition 4: (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter - [noun denoting quantity]

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(b is a kind of ...) a system of units used to measure areas

(b belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei

Definition 5: a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for b in the sense of this definition

(b is a kind of ...) any acoustic unit of measurement

Definition 6: a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for b in the sense of this definition

(b is a kind of ...) any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

(... is made of the substance b) an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent

(... is made of the substance b) a light soft mineral consisting of hydrated sodium borate in crystalline form; an important source of boron

Definition 7: originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for b in the sense of this definition

(b is a kind of ...) any vitamin that is soluble in water

(... is a kind of b ) a B-complex vitamin that is a constituent of lecithin; essential in the metabolism of fat

(... is a kind of b ) a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract

(... is a kind of b ) a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction

(... is a kind of b ) a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch

(... is a kind of b ) a B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss

(... is a kind of b ) a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia

(... is a kind of b ) a B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth

(... is a kind of b ) a vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods

(... is a kind of b ) an optically inactive alcohol that is a component of the vitamin B complex

(... is a kind of b ) a B vitamin that aids in body growth

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