HyperDic: nb

English > 2 senses of the word Nb / NB:
NOUNsubstanceNb, niobium, atomic number 41a soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys
communicationNB, nota bene, N.B.a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something
English > Nb: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium.
Synonymsniobium, atomic number 41
NarrowercolumbiumA former name for niobium
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofniobite, columbiteA black mineral that is an ore of niobium and tantalum
Spanishniobio, número atómico 41
CatalanNb, niobi, número atòmic 41
English > NB: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something.
Synonymsnota bene, N.B.
Broadernote, annotation, notationA comment or instruction (usually added)
Catalannota bene

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