TBU

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AcronymDefinition
TBUTape Backup Unit
TBUThe Brotherhood of Unity (gaming clan)
TBUTo Be Updated
TBUTrue But Useless
TBUTomas Bata University (Czech Republic, Zlin)
TBUThinkin' 'bout You
TBUTertiary Butyl (chemistry)
TBUTransient Blocking Unit
TBUTriune Biblical University (Kelso, WA)
TBUThis Binary Universe (band)
TBUNuku Alofa/Tongatapu, Tonga - International (Airport Code)
TBUTone-Bearing Unit (linguistics)
TBUTelephone Balance Unit (broadcast radio industry)
TBUTime Base Unit (microcontroller)
TBUThe Brand Union (Singapore)
TBUTeabaggers United (gaming clan)
TBUTechnical Business Unit
TBUTelemetry Buffer Unit
TBUThe Big Unit (Australian Football League Player)
TBUTest Before Using
TBUTirana Business University (Tirana, Albania)
TBUTechnisch Bureau Uittenbogaart (Netherlands)
TBUTelephone Balancing Unit
TBUTerminal Buffer Unit
TBUThrottle Body Unit (automotive fuel injection system)
TBUTest By User
TBUThorium-Bred Uranium (nuclear fuel)
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Many readers will have played on bumpy pitches and have first-hand experience of the footballers described here - 'The Big Unit', 'The Nippy Winger' or 'The Prima Donna who refuses to take the kit home to wash it'.
Many readers will have played on bumpy pitches with wonky posts and muddy goalmouths and have first-hand experience of happening upon the footballers described here: 'The Big Unit', 'The Nippy Winger', or 'The Prima Donna' who refuses to take the kit home to wash it and when he does, it "comes back all damp and the colours have run."
Gardner must have been running on empty after another dogged display yet when burly forward Matt Smith was introduced for the final ten minutes it was his job to man-mark the big unit.
He just didn't realize that The Big Unit was now The Big Shutterbug.
The Big Unit and the towering Cabrera measure a combined 163 inches _ one more than the combined heights of Cabrera and Mark Hendrickson on Sept.
Johnson, nicknamed 'The Big Unit' partly due to his towering six-foot, 10-inch frame, also sent a positive message of encouragement to the youngsters.
This book draws on Communist Vietnamese sources, US military sources, and personal interviews to detail the formation, development, and participation of the Viet Cong during this period of the war, and to analyze how the failure of the big unit war influenced the decision to launch the Tet Offensive.
SEATTLE - The Big Unit is coming back to Seattle for opening day.
In fact, a bulge in the bonnet to accommodate the big unit is the only change to the Defender's iconic shape.
The author's description is evocative of the big unit search-and-destroy operations during Vietnam: "the proliferation of multi-divisional operations through-out the Sunni triangle, complete with armor, artillery, and air support" had soldiers searching hundreds of houses and detaining thousands of Iraqis.
The Red Sox are also interested in "The Big Unit" but this looks like yet another defeat for Boston by their bitter rivals.
You can go through one of the big unit or investment trust groups (PEP firms with long track records of investment management include Schroders, M & G, Fidelity and Prolific) or through one of the new, discount PEP companies, such as Virgin Direct.