PBB
noun Date: circa 1975 polybrominated biphenyl

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • PBB — ¦pē(ˌ)bēˈbē noun ( s) : polybrominated biphenyl herein * * * Chem. any of the highly toxic and possibly carcinogenic aromatic compounds consisting of two benzene rings in which bromine takes the place of two or more hydrogen atoms: used as a fire …   Useful english dictionary

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