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The symbol for lead.
[From Latin plumbum, lead.]
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the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) lead
[from New Latin plumbum]
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Chem. Symbol. lead.
[< Latin plumbum]
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The symbol for lead.
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|Noun||1.||Pb - a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"|
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
cerussite, white lead ore - a mineral consisting of lead carbonate that is an important source of lead
galena - soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead
hard lead - unrefined lead that is hard because of the impurities it contains
pig lead - lead that is cast in pigs
|2.||Pb - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabits or 10^15 bits|
|3.||PB - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabytes or 10^15 bytes|
|4.||PB - a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes|
tebibyte, TiB, terabyte, TB - a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
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