Pb

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n PB a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes
    • n PB a unit of information equal to 1000 terabytes or 10^15 bytes
    • n Pb a unit of information equal to 1000 terabits or 10^15 bits
    • n Pb a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The average child will eat 1,500 PB sandwiches by high school graduation.
    • n Pb In chem., the symbol for lead (Latin plumbum).
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Usage

In literature:

Blue and purple unite to form purple-blue (PB), popularly called violet.
"A Color Notation" by Albert H. Munsell
Lead is not a compound, but an element whose chemical symbol is Pb, taken from the Latin name for lead.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
PB A Most true and Exact Relation of both the Battels fought by his Excellency and his Forces against the Bloudy Cavalliers, by N. Fiennes.
"Edge Hill" by Edwin Walford
Only if small amounts of some other metal such as Cu, Pb, Ag, Zn, Sb, Ni, Bi, or Mn are present, will the sulphide phosphoresce.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
Ilium; Is, ischium; Pb, pubis; d.l, dorso-lumbar vertebrae; Cd, caudal vertebrae; Am, acetabulum.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Bisect the chord PB at G, and draw through G a line perpendicular to PB, intersecting BB' in O.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
Similarly As and Au in Cd appear to be triatomic, and Sn in Pb tetratomic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

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Ideas for packing you child's lunch go beyond PB&J.
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I don't necessarily pack the plain old PB & J.
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Beloved Stuffed Mascot Returned to PB Eatery.
Coastal flooding, rip currents possible in Broward, PB counties.
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PB man dies in fire Friday morning.
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In science:

Figure 9.2: x-pro jected point-spread widths for Pancake configuration with no Pb radiators (left) and 4% Pb radiators (right).
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
Stretch configuration with no Pb radiators (left) and 4% Pb radiators (right).
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
Length and directed length of the path are lt = Pb∈t Lb and Θt = Pb∈t LbAb , respectively.
Statistical properties of resonance widths for open Quantum Graphs
B⊥ = 1 − |hb|ψi|2 where pb is the absorption probability and pB⊥ its complement.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
B (x)) = ΦE (f (B (x), B (x))) = E (pB (pB (x)q)q).
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points
B (x)) = E (pB (pB (x)q)q) = E (D(pB (x)q)) = G (pB (x)q) = f (B (x), G (y )).
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points
One can assume that for any a ∈ A the corresponding set of new arrows is enumerated by the integers from the segment [ ˙a, a] = [Pb
Invariants of mixed representations of quivers II : defining relations and applications
In the case of (c1) and (c2) the value of ng/nn is chosen in such a way that the thermalization of gluon gas appears first in Pb-Pb collisions at around ET = 40 GeV.
Simple models of the contribution of intermediate state gluons to J\psi suppression at the CERN SPS
Let ∆ = Pb [c, d] and ∆′ = Pb′ [c, d] be such that ∆ ⊂ ∆′ .
Cardinal B-spline dictionaries on a compact interval
Pb′ [c, d) and (16a) if n ∈ Pb′ (c − mb′ , c).
Cardinal B-spline dictionaries on a compact interval
The generic type pb of b is defined by: pb |A′ = pb A′ , for any A ≤ A′ ≤ M |= T .
Integration in valued fields
Then d |= pb |A iff val(d) |= pΓ , i.e. pb is now the type P described in Lemma 3.17.
Integration in valued fields
If not, then there are two disjoint Pb , Pb′ ; but this is absurd since if c′′ |= p|A(b, b′) then g (c′′ ) ∈ Pb ∩ Pb′ .
Integration in valued fields
In order to prove the implication (iii)⇒(iv), it is sufficient to show that the vectors ξ = PB  (B ) LηB are positive, (ξ |ξ ) ≥ 0 if PB ι (B ) ηB = PB BηB = 0.
On the Generators of Quantum Stochastic Master Equation
In order to prove the implication (iii)⇒(iv), it is sufficient to show that the vectors ξ = PB  (B ) LηB are positive, (ξ |ξ ) ≥ 0 if PB ι (B ) ηB = PB BηB = 0.
On the General Form of Quantum Stochastic Evolution Equation
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