Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tb

5 senses of tb

Sense 1
terbium, Tb, atomic number 65 -- (a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite)
       => metallic element, metal -- (any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.)

Sense 2
tuberculosis, TB, T.B. -- (infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages))
       => infectious disease -- (a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact)

Sense 3
terabit, Tbit, Tb -- (a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits)
       => computer memory unit -- (a unit for measuring computer memory)

Sense 4
terabyte, TB -- (a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes)
       => computer memory unit -- (a unit for measuring computer memory)

Sense 5
terabyte, tebibyte, TB, TiB -- (a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes)
       => computer memory unit -- (a unit for measuring computer memory)

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