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  Definition of TB
  1. a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes
  2. 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)
  3. a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite
Similar Words: terabyte, T, tuberculosis, T.B., terbium, Tb, atomic number 65

 

Hyponyms: Pott's disease, miliary tuberculosis, pulmonary tuberculosis, consumption, phthisis, wasting disease, white plague, scrofula, struma, king's evil, lupus vulgaris

 

Substance Meronyms: apatite, monazite, gadolinite, ytterbite

 

 
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