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During my freshman year at Cornell, I joined my dorm's intramural football team. At the first practice, upper classmen pointed out I was tall, so I should try playing QB. Well half an hour later, it was abundantly clear that I should not be the QB.
David Einhorn

Meaning of "QB" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QB

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WHAT DOES QB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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QB may refer to: ▪ Quarterback, a position in American and Canadian football ▪ Queen's Bench, a legal term defining court cases ▪ Quest Beat, a game software label ▪ QuickBASIC, a programming language ▪ Quiet Birdmen, a secret club for male aviators in the U.S. ▪ Sky Georgia's IATA code ▪ Queensbridge, Queens, the largest public housing development in North America ▪ Queens, a borough of New York City ▪ Queens Boulevard, a boulevard in the borough of Queens in New York City ▪ ATCvet code QB for Blood and blood forming organs, a section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System ▪ Quebec is sometimes abbreviated as QB, although its official postal code is QC ▪ QuickBooks, accounting software ▪ Quiz bowl, an academic quiz game ▪ QB, a former New York City Subway service, whose route is now served by the Q train...

Definition of QB in the English dictionary

The definition of QB in the dictionary is Queen's Bench. Other definition of QB is queen's bishop.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QB

QANTAS
Qaraghandy
QARANC
qasida
qat
Qatar
Qatari
Qattara Depression
qawwal
qawwali
QBP
QC
QCA
QCD
Qe
QE2
QED
QEF
Qeshm
QF

Synonyms and antonyms of QB in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «QB» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

QB
1,325 millions of speakers

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QB
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QB
510 millions of speakers

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QB
380 millions of speakers
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QB
280 millions of speakers

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QB
278 millions of speakers

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QB
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260 millions of speakers

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QB
220 millions of speakers

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QB
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QB
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QB
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QB
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QB
85 millions of speakers
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QB
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

க்யூபி
75 millions of speakers

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QB
75 millions of speakers

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QB
70 millions of speakers

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QB
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QB
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QB
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QB
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QB
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QB
14 millions of speakers
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QB
10 millions of speakers
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QB
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of QB

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QB»

The term «QB» is very widely used and occupies the 9.502 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about QB

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3 QUOTES WITH «QB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word QB.
1
David Einhorn
During my freshman year at Cornell, I joined my dorm's intramural football team. At the first practice, upper classmen pointed out I was tall, so I should try playing QB. Well half an hour later, it was abundantly clear that I should not be the QB.
2
Warren Moon
My biggest hero was Roman Gabriel, who was the QB of the Rams, and Roger Staubach. Those were the two guys I tired to emulate when I was little.
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Warren Moon
The CFL made me a more versatile QB because of all the things you had to do once you got on the field. And if I wasn't as versatile as I was, I wouldn't have been as successful in all the different offenses that I was in, in the NFL.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QB»

Discover the use of QB in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to QB and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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QB VII
QB VII is a gripping drama, largely based on author Uris’s own protracted libel defense against a former concentration camp surgeon named in his novel Exodus. It was made into the first miniseries in television history.
Leon Uris, 2011
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QB 1
"This is a wonderful book by a great writer. All football fathers and sons will enjoy it."--Archie Manning
Mike Lupica, 2013
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Photosynthesis
The vacant site on the reaction centre is then available for binding of an unreduced plastoquinone molecule from the pool becoming QB, ready to accept further electrons from QA_ [120]. The affinity of the QB binding site is low for PQ, lower for ...
J. Amesz, 1987
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Replacement of Renal Function by Dialysis: A Text Book of ...
Because of the flattening of the Kd vs QB curve as QB increases, and because of the effect of intercompartmental transfer resistances, the relationship between QB and duration of treatment is strongly alinear for equivalent mass removal.
John Francis Maher, 1989
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Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects
FUNCTIONAL LINKAGE BETWEEN THE QA AND QB SITES OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC REACTION CENTERS Colin A. Wraight, Center for Biophysics & Computational Biology, MC-051, 1201 W.Gregory Drive, University of Illinois, Urbana IL.
G. Garab, 1998
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Ceratosaurus (Dinosauria, Theropoda): A Revised Osteology
8 PF-QB-24A maxilla, left 1.1.13 PF-QB-24K maxilla, right 1.1. 3 PF-QB- 24C nasals 1.1. 1 PF-QB-24E frontals 1.1. 2 PF-QB-24B lacrimal, left 1.1.40 PF-QB- 24M squamosal, right PF-QB-24T squamosal, left 1.1.10 PF-QB-24F jugal, left 1.1  ...
James H. Madsen, Samuel Paul Welles, 2000
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International economics I.: The pure theory of international ...
Since — g'A>0 as g'A<0 (decreasing marginal productivity), the sign of (A.6.55.1 ) depends exclusively on the sign of QB — QA. Therefore dg^O according to whether QB^QA. (A.6.58) If we now examine ( A.6.57) we can see that, as the ...
Giancarlo Gandolfo, 1994
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Law magazine : or quarterly review of jurisprudence
Reg v. Robinson, 6 D. & L. 295 . .xii. 157 v. Rose, 1 D. & M. 300. .ii. 87 ; 3 D. & L. 359.. v. 149 v. Rotherham (Inhabitants of), 3 Q. B. 776. . i. 89 v. Rothwell ( Inhabitants of), 7Q. B. 574.. vii. 48 v. Rummer, 1 C. & K. 600.. ii. 91 v. Ryan, 8 Ir. L. R. 119.
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Photosynthesis Photobiochemistry and Photobiophysics
primary donor in the meantime, by reduced cytochrome c, the reaction center is ready for another charge separation by a second flash, following which re- reduction of the primary donor and subsequent transfer of an electron from QA~' to QB ...
Bacon Ke, 2001
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Queen's Bench Reports
Cottingham v. Crondall ... v. Darlington School, Governors of p. Deal try ... v. Ealing ... v. Eastern Counties Railway Com- "I pany -J : — v. Ecclesall Bierlow v. Ellesmere - □ r. Ellis -v. - - 5 B. Jr C. 395. - - 1038 -v. Fall - - - 1 Q. B. 636. 646, 647.
Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, John Leycester Adolphus, Thomas Flower Ellis, 1843

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term QB is used in the context of the following news items.
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Former QB Braxton Miller focusing on learning receiver spot for Ohio …
Ohio State senior Braxton Miller has bowed out of the Buckeyes' three-man quarterback competition and plans to focus on playing wide receiver in his final ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
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Brandon Marshall says Kyle Orton is the best QB he's played with
Brandon Marshall says Kyle Orton is the best QB he's played with ... to a question on Twitter, said that Kyle Orton is the best quarterback he ever played with. «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
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Florida State QB -- Brutal Fight Video ... QB Punches Woman After …
Shocking new footage shows Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson PUNCHING a woman in the face HARD at a bar in Tallahassee ... after she punched ... «TMZ.com, Jul 15»
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Georgia QB Jacob Park plans to transfer
After struggling to make an impact in the Georgia quarterback competition this spring, Jacob Park will look to make some waves at a different program in 2016. «CBSSports.com, Jun 15»
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The most intriguing QB competitions of 2015
Every training camp and NFL preseason, the national spotlight inevitably shines on any quarterback competition that may be underway. The most important ... «SB Nation, May 15»
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Report: Michigan QB Devin Gardner signs with Patriots to play WR
Former Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner has signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent -- to play wide receiver, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter ... «CBSSports.com, May 15»
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Saints get a C for making Garrett Grayson third QB of 2015 NFL Draft
The pick is curious for the Saints, who have a ton of needs all over the place, to take a quarterback in the third round where there was still a lot of talent available. «CBSSports.com, May 15»
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Get over Mariota; Bradford is Eagles' QB
It is worth reminding everyone of that fact in the wake of what happened Thursday night - that whirlwind of speculation and source-speak before the NFL draft ... «Philly.com, Apr 15»
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Boise State QB Ryan Finley arrested Saturday morning
Boise State quarterback Ryan Finley was arrested Saturday morning on charges of a minor in possession of an alcoholic beverage and resisting or obstructing ... «CBSSports.com, Apr 15»
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For the Jets, it's All About Getting a QB, and that Man Has to Be …
Jets fans are excited about this offseason, and understandably so. The Jets have a new general manager, a new head coach, they're swimming in salary cap ... «The Big Lead, Mar 15»

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