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CBCitizens' Band (US unlicensed amateur radio)
CBCircuit Breaker
CBCarte Blanche (credit card)
CBConstruction Battalion (SEABEES)
CBChildren's Bureau
CBChicago Bears
CBChris Brown
CBCertification Body
CBCertification Bodies
CBCambridge (postcode, United Kingdom)
CBCapacity Building
CBCode Block
CBCambodia
CBCompetition Bureau
CBColdwell Banker
CBCharlie Brown
CBCall Back
CBCollege Board
CBCarte Bancaire (French: Bank Card)
CBCross-Border
CBCrystal Ball (Utopia)
CBChastity Belt
CBCome-Back
CBClanBase (gaming)
CBCoffee Break
CBControl Board
CBCredit Bureau
CBCrested Butte (Colorado)
CBChairman of the Board
CBCenter Back (soccer position)
CBCorner Back (football)
CBChicago Bulls
CBCape Breton
CBClan Battle (gaming)
CBCitibank (Citigroup, Inc.)
CBCalled By
CBCentre Back
CBChildren’s Bureau (US Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Child)
CBChesapeake Bay (Maryland)
CBCotton Belt (railroad)
CBChatterBox (motorcycle radio)
CBConcert Band
CBConference Board
CBCost/Benefit Analysis
CBCharlie Bravo
CBCrossbow
CBCarlos Boozer (basketball Player)
CBChemical Brothers (band)
CBCommunity Business
CBCalled Back
CBCowboy Bebop (anime)
CBCry Baby
CBCumulonimbus (cloud formation)
CBCelestial Being
CBCheeseburger
CBChubut (Argentina Province, airline code)
CBConsumer Behavior (academic discipline within marketing)
CBChemical & Biological
CBCharles Barkley (basketball player)
CBChargeback (banking)
CBCode Blue
CBCrash Bandicoot (video game)
CBContrabass
CBCommon Base (transistors)
CBCell Block
CBChauncey Billups (NBA Player)
CBChessbase
CBComment Back
CBCold Beer
CBClydesdale Bank (UK)
CBConvertible Bond
CBCaribbean Beach (Disney resort)
CBKampuchea (formerly Cambodia)
CBCarlos Beltran (baseball player)
CBCell Broadcast (GSM)
CBCode Breaker
CBColumbium (old name for Niobium)
CBCrushing Blow (Diablo II gaming)
CBCounter Balance
CBCinema Bizarre (German band)
CBConduction Band
CBChristmas Break
CBCool Breeze
CBCatch Basin (construction)
CBCaptain Beefheart (band)
CBClostridium Botulinum
CBCarte Bleu
CBGroupement des Cartes Bancaires CB (French: CB Bank Card Association; bank network)
CBCaptive Bred
CBCampobasso, Molise (Italian province)
CBCorporation Bank (India)
CBColorbar
CBCertified Bookkeeper (American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers)
CBCommunication Breakdown (song by Led Zeppelin)
CBClosing Balance (financial management)
CBControl Bus
CBCauseway Bay (Hong Kong)
CBCharles Bukowski (writer)
CBCarrier-Based
CBCluster Bomb
CBCollector Books (Paducah, KY)
CBCyanogen Bromide
CBCoulomb Blockade
CBCollaborative Filtering
CBCancer Benefit (life insurance)
CBCrime Branch (Pakistan)
CBCentral Booking (NYPD)
CBCloudbuster (Wilhelm Reich's rainmaker)
CBCoated Back (paper)
CBCharlie Bartlett (movie)
CBCumulative Bulletin (Internal Revenue)
CBCompanion of the Bath (UK title)
CBChina Black (band)
CBCharpente Bois (French: Wood Framing; instructional book)
CBCavalry Brigade
CBCumulo-Nimbus
CBLarge Cruiser (WW II ship type)
CBConnector Box
CBCrash Barrier (safety)
CBChemical and/or Biological
CBCentral Battery
CBCentral Billing
CBCenter of Buoyancy
CBCliff Burton (Metallica bassist)
CBCounter Battery (Fire)
CBCelebrate Brooklyn (perfomance festival)
CBCrazy Bob
CBCortical Blindness (vision disorder)
CBCompass Bearing
CBCommon Battery
CBChain Break
CBChad Brock (country music artist)
CBCertificate of Birth
CBColdBlood (game)
CBCenter of Balance
CBConfined to Barracks (UK)
CBClean Bench
CBComposition B (explosive)
CBBlock Coefficient (naval architecture)
CBConfidence Bound
CBChoice Band (gaming)
CBCatalyst Bed
CBConstant Bandwidth
CBCharged Bolt (gaming)
CBChief Baron (of the Court of Exchequer)
CBCervicobrachial
CBCenter Bit (drilling industry)
CBCentralbibliotek
CBCall Blocker
CBCrushbone (Everquest gaming)
CBComplementary-Bipolar (semiconductor process)
CBCobra Ball
CBCardiff Bus (travel company; Cardiff, Wales, UK)
CBCarnage Blender (MMORPG/strategy game)
CBCloud Bottom
CBCertified Baker
CBCertified Bodies
CBComponent Breakout
CBContinuous Bubbler
CBClan Beef (gaming clan)
CBCataclysmic Binary
CBCOBRA BRASS
CBChip Boundary
CBCoulomb-Born
CBConstant Budget
CBCensor Bypass
CBContainment Breach
CBCommunity Bath (lodging feature)
CBCollapsing Buffer
CBCirculation Blower
CBCommon Bantu
CBCaucasian Bluestem (grass)
CBChlorobromo-Methane
CBCasus Bellum (Latin: Justified Cause for War)
CBConditional bias (radar rainfall)
CBCoordinated Baseline
CBControl/Containment Building
CBCall Bearing
CBAir Post Semipostal (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
CBCharacter's Birth
CBCarlisle Band (Carlisle, PA)
CBCollettore Benzina (automotive; fuel collector)
CBCompression Belt
CBCrush Boat
CBCompanion Commander of Bath
CBCubeBomb (online gaming)
CBCoupe de Bandes (French: Cutting Strips; paper shredder components)
CBCoulis Bitumineux (French: Slurry Seal; roadway pavement)
CBChester Bennington (musician)
References in periodicals archive ?
The flute choir has among its members one of only four double contrabass flutes in the world.
The seven musicians play instruments that include the rarely heard reed contrabass, alto saxhorn and Swiss Alphorn.
Instrumentation was as follows: six first violins, seven second violins, three violas, two violincellos, three contrabass, one piccolo, two flutes, one oboe, three clarinets ("clarionettes"), two bassoons ("fagotti"), four horns, two comets, three trombones, and timpani.
The bass part is played by the left hand of the piano, a contrabass, and a bass saxophone.
The moaning, full-body smash of the tennis ball became the ground bass for a bracing bit of melodic piano and contrabass improv.
The soprano and maestro will be joined by Jan Bures on guitar and Kostas Challoumas on contrabass.
As part of the Jazz Tree concert series sponsored by Garanti Bank, the live performance on April 30 will feature AyE-e Gencer, E[pounds sterling]lkE- Aybala Sunat and Evrim EuzE-E-ca on vocals, ymer Demirer on trumpet, Kent Mete on piano, Baran Say on contrabass and Olgun Acar on drums.
Mr Godkhindi later became the first Indian flautist to perform the eight foot contrabass flute, and the first Indian to represent the Bansuri at the World Flute Festival held at Mendoza, Argentina.
His programme at St Paul's will include works for bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet and voice and there will be a number of items being played for the first time in the UK.
That wondrous left palm floats like a slow-stepping flamingo shaping the contrabass and cello sound.
Maqam is composed of Maria Arnaout and Mayas Yamani on the violin, Usama al-Tesi'ini on the cello, Basem al-Jaber on the contrabass and Firas Hasan on drums.