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BBig
BBit
BBillion
BByte
BAbove Average grade
BReverse Side, Record
BBack (chat)
BBlack
BBusiness
BBook
BBlue
BButt (welded joint type)
BBad (worst CD condition)
BBase (transistor; electronics)
BBottom
BBrown
BBritish
BBank
BBlock
BBorn
BBe
BBag
BBlank
BBass
BBoat (Stores 100 code)
BBomber (US military aircraft designation; as in B-52)
BBridge
BBible
BBeta (2nd brightest star in a constellation)
BBefore
BBold Text (HTML)
BBritain
BBoth
BBat
BBureau
BBishop
BBravo
BBiological
BBachelor
BBrick
BBarn
BIndividual (IRB)
BBinary
BBandwidth
BBombardier
BBore (French: Boron)
BBulb
BBirmingham (postcode, United Kingdom)
BBerlin (auto license plate)
BBrightness
BBoeing
BBirthday (Beatles song)
BBelgium (International Auto Identification)
BBolivar (unit of currency)
BBilateral
BBasso
BBucharest (Romanian state capital)
BBalboa (currency of Panama)
BBiography (library code)
BY-Intercept (from the equation y = mx + b)
BBale
BBoron
BBlade (comic; movie)
BBeam (naval architecture; width of hull)
BBaht (currency of Thailand)
BNova Scotia (Canada Post designation)
BBaume (relating to the propriety of hydrometer measurements)
BBaroness
BBacillus
BBowled
BBrazing
BTical (another name for baht, Thai currency)
BBillable
BBezier (spline curve)
BBearer Channel (ISDN)
BAt or Below (constrained altitude)
BBiocide
BBetaxolol (blood pressure drug)
BBlink Reflex (neurology)
BPanamanian Balboa (national currency)
BSemipostal (philatelic catalog prefix for non-standard stamps)
BButut (1/100 division of the dalasi, the Gambian currency)
BBarnabites (religious order)
BMagnetic Field Density (physics)
BBetopic (same as Betaxolol)
BBanknote Corporation of America (philatelic mark for company stamps)
BB computer language (Ken Thompson; predecessor to C)
BBone Marrow-Derived Lymphocyte
BFederal Reserve Bank of New York City (designates original spot of circulation of a bill)
BBordetella Bacterium
BSwitzerland Postmark (for letters going to Sardinia)
BUS Domestic Stamp Rate (18 cents, issued 15 May 1981)
BCross-Over Barrier Pattern (US DoD)
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The new Boeing aircraft will be powered by engines from CFM International.
The government affidavit says that Boeing official Larry Satchell repeatedly received proprietary and "competition-sensitive" documents that belonged to Lockheed and then provided precise cost and other data gleaned from those documents to Boeing's cost analyst, who then plugged them into computer programs comparing Boeing and Lockheed costs.
Boeing also had two programs for ergonimic analysis, which helped determine whether assemblers had enough space when building an aircraft.
Boeing is honored and very excited to have the opportunity to provide a third WGS satellite for the Air Force," said Randy Brinkley, president of Boeing Satellite Systems, the satellite-manufacturing arm of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
The impetus behind Stonecipher's message was that cast components' quality levels had dramatically improved since the '60s and '70s and that, on average, Boeing could achieve at least a 20-35% cost reduction in tooling alone by converting an assembly to a cast component.
Boeing in the 747-8, to create the illusion of a roomier and more open cabin, it used florescent blue sconce-like lighting projected upward from a lip below the curved ceiling.
Air Force found that Boeing acquired about 25,000 Lockheed documents during the 1998 competition.