BB

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BBBasketball
BBBaseball
BBBulletin Board
BBBed & Breakfast (also seen as B&B)
BBBlackberry
BBBaby Boy
BBBig Brother (TV show)
BBBe Back
BBBig Black (MTV character)
BBBlack Bird
BBBody Builder
BBBad Boy
BBBig Bang
BBBroadband
BBBlackboard
BBBling-Bling (gaudy jewelry)
BBBasic Block
BBBeach Boys
BBBlackburn (postcode, United Kingdom)
BBBloomberg (financial company)
BBBig Butt
BBBlockbuster (video)
BBBottom Bracket (bicycle)
BBBanco do Brasil (Brazil)
BBBest Buy (consumer electronics store)
BBBuilding Block
BBBlack Box
BBBlue Book
BBBall Bearing
BBBarbados
BBBean Bag
BBBlack Belt
BBBig Band
BBBye Bye
BBBoys' Brigade
BBBoys' Brigade (UK)
BBBarry Bonds (baseball player)
BBBig Block (auto engine)
BBBody Bags (TV series)
BBBold and the Beautiful (TV show)
BBBill Bailey (comedian)
BBBarbara Bush (wrestling)
BBBowling Ball
BBBlack Bean
BBBelly Button
BBBlues Brothers
BBBlack Border
BBBlue Blazer (wrestling)
BBBig Bird (Sesame Street character)
BBBig Book
BBBlue Box (Fone Freaks)
BBBatman Begins (movie)
BBBatman Begins
BBBrought By
BBBangladesh Bank
BBBrigitte Bardot
BBBig Business
BBBugs Bunny
BBBeauty and the Beast
BBBill Blass
BBBattleship
BBBreaking Benjamin (band)
BBBackbone (networking)
BBBlood Brothers (band)
BBBlue Balls
BBBeta-Blockers
BBBlessed Be
BBBollinger Bands (John Bollinger; investment concept)
BBBenazir Bhutto (Pakistani politician)
BBBlood Bowl (gaming)
BBBodyboard
BBBlackbody
BBBreaking Bad (TV show)
BBBest Buddies
BBBeastie Boys
BBBlack Burst
BBBarbell (weight lifting)
BBBlizzard Beach (Walt Disney World)
BBBalloon Boy
BBBlue Beetle (superhero)
BBBackstreet Boys (band)
BBBest Before
BBBis Bald (German: see you soon)
BBBig Blind (poker)
BBBig Breakfast (UK TV show)
BBBill Belichick (football coach)
BBBest of Breed
BBBumble and bumble (hair care products)
BBBlues Boy (singer BB King)
BBBrooklyn Bridge
BBBeyblade (anime)
BBBuffalo Bill
BBBerlinetta Boxer (Ferrari)
BBBeyond Birthday (gaming)
BBBo Bice (American Idol TV show)
BBBig Bet (poker)
BBBig Bully
BBBad Brains (band)
BBBody Blow (boxing)
BBBarnacle Boy
BBBeatbox
BBBrady Bunch (TV show)
BBBread and Butter
BBBeginning Balance (finance)
BBBooty Bay (gaming, World of Warcraft)
BBBaby Boomer
BBBunk Beds
BBBlitzball (gaming, Final Fantasy 10)
BBBad Breath
BBBill Back
BBBattle of the Bulge (gaming)
BBBest Boards (forum software)
BBBlythe Baxter (fictional character)
BBBobby Bonilla (former baseball player)
BBBail Bond
BBBig Bluestem (grass)
BBBreakbulk (US DoD)
BBBugle Boy
BBBeanie Baby
BBBreadboard
BBBerlin Brigade
BBBolted Bonnet
BBBeavis & Butthead
BBBottom Bounce
BBBritish Bulldog
BBBotrycoccus Braunii (microalga)
BBBest Bitter (British Ale)
BBBeggars Banquet (Rolling Stones album)
BBBunker Buster (bomb)
BBBatman Beyond (cartoon)
BBBook Binge (website)
BBBareboat (chartered shipping term)
BBB'nai B'rith
BBBare Back
BBBond Building (US government)
BBBad Break (proofreading, inappropriate line break)
BBBase Band
BBBilderbergs
BBBachelor of Business
BBBundesbahn (German Federal Railroad)
BBBurning Blade (World of Warcraft game)
BBBundle Branch
BBBrent Barry (NBA Player)
BBBeast Boy (Teen Titans character)
BBBuffer Base (blood measurement)
BBBand Boosters
BBBandwidth Broker
BBBridgeport Bluefish (CT baseball team)
BBBattleBots
BBBusiness Board
BBBackbord (German: Nautical Port)
BBBlitz Basic (gaming)
BBBilling Block (Sprint)
BBBrightest Blessings
BBBoulogne Boys
BBBad Beginning (Lemony Snicket)
BBBarnbördshus (Swedish: Maternity Ward)
BBBargain Booze (UK store)
BBBhangra Blowout
BBBridge Board (Amiga & Commodore)
BBBorder Brother (prison gang)
BBButt Boy
BBBase Bleed (extended range artillery projectile)
BBBall Bullet
BBBurgan Bank
BBBritish Blue (cat breed)
BBBeer Bash
BBBlackburrow (gaming, Everquest)
BBBatista Bomb (wrestling finishing move)
BBBeer Break
BBBubble Buddy (Spongebob Squarepants cartoon)
BBBrainBread (gaming, Half-Life modification)
BBBinibini (Filipino: Miss or Ms)
BBBallast Bonus (chartered shipping term)
BBBegin Bracket (Indicator)
BBBare Base
BBBase on Balls, Walk (baseball scoring)
BBBureau of Budget
BBButcherblock Mountains (Everquest game)
BBBack Bias
BBBaby Bullet
BBBully Busters
BBBrass Board
BBBovine Babesiosis
BBBackward Bend (stretching exercise)
BBBase Burn (extended range artillery projectile)
BBBereits Benannt (German, legal)
BBBoroondara Brass (Boroondara, VIC, Australia)
BBBlawenburg Band
BBBeethoven Band (San Antonio, TX)
BBBlock Brazing
BBBeginning of Bridge (construction)
BBBubba Bomb (wrestling finishing move)
BBBird Buffer
BBBang Bang Apparel Co. Ltd (South Korea)
BBBirmingham Belt Railroad
BBBoogie Bandits (breakdance crew)
BBBroadcast Burst
BBBlackheaded Budworm (insect)
BBBargaining Board (pay plan for US Federal government employees represented by a bargaining unit union)
BBBrown and Brenn (Gram stain technique)
BBBusterbros (podcast)
BBBritish Bakeries Ltd (UK)
BBBananaBux (LadderMonkey currency)
BBBinary Bernoulli (sequence)
BBBangor Belt Railroad
BBNickname of Benjamin Netanyahu (Israeli prime minister)
BBBollinger Bodies (avian pox)
BBBaxter Bros Ltd (textile manufacturers)
BBBuffer Broadcasting
BBBike Bhaiyyas (est. 2009)
References in periodicals archive ?
"You have to defend the body blow and the haymaker," he said.
Jackett said: "It was a body blow to me personally on Friday; I could see the game slipping away from me and it was a horrible feeling over the weekend.
This desperate attempt by the Ministry of Defence to save more money is a terrible body blow to our brave soldiers, including the those who have just returned from Afghanistan.
body blow for the British economy", a leading academic has warned.
In his first bout over three rounds of three minutes, Leather stepped up to light-welterweight to defeat open class home southpaw Dave Ferguson on unanimous points, inflicting a second round eight count with a body blow. Guisborough's Leather was the only winner from four for the Albert Road club, who suffered three majority points defeats elsewhere on the bill.
But as that body blow was being delivered, 400 new jobs were being created a few miles away at Nissan on the back of a Wearside success story.
The animal charity said the planned return was a "body blow for animal welfare in this country".
Union leaders described the announcement as a "body blow" and said the cuts were bound to affect services.
A YEAR after fire wrecked their gym, young boxers have been dealt another body blow.
CITY'S play-off hopes suffered a body blow at Cliftonhill as they struggled to find form.
The move paid off when the rental market began to sizzle in the early 90s, just after the sales market suffered its first full body blow of the decade.
"We took a body blow [on November 2] largely because the important work of providing education and real conversations just haven't happened enough," she noted.