Synonyms for (noun) b

Synonyms: B, bacillus

Definition: aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil

Similar words: eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria

Definition: a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella


Synonyms: type B, B, group B

Definition: the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen

Similar words: blood group, blood type

Definition: human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens


Synonyms: B, b

Definition: the 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet

Similar words: alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet

Definition: the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

Usage: his grandmother taught him his letters


Synonyms: b, barn

Definition: (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter

Similar words: area unit, square measure

Definition: a system of units used to measure areas


Synonyms: B, Bel

Definition: a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels

Similar words: sound unit

Definition: any acoustic unit of measurement


Synonyms: atomic number 5, B, boron

Definition: a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder

Similar words: element, chemical element

Definition: 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


Synonyms: vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B, B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin

Definition: originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins

Similar words: water-soluble vitamin

Definition: any vitamin that is soluble in water