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English noun: Tb

1. Tb (substance) a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite


Synonymsatomic number 65, terbium


Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element


Substance meronymapatite, gadolinite, monazite, ytterbite

2. TB (state) 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)


SynonymsT.B., tuberculosis


Broader (hypernym)infectious disease


Narrower (hyponym)consumption, king's evil, lupus vulgaris, miliary tuberculosis, phthisis, Pott's disease, pulmonary tuberculosis, scrofula, struma, wasting disease, white plague

3. Tb (quantity) a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits


SynonymsTbit, terabit


Broader (hypernym)computer memory unit


Part holonymGb, Gbit, gigabit


Part meronymPb, Pbit, petabit

4. TB (quantity) a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes


Synonymsterabyte


Broader (hypernym)computer memory unit


Part holonymG, GB, gigabyte


Part meronymPB, petabyte

5. TB (quantity) a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes


Synonymstebibyte, terabyte, TiB


Broader (hypernym)computer memory unit


Part holonymG, GB, GiB, gibibyte, gigabyte


Part meronymPB, pebibyte, petabyte, PiB









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