Citizens Band

Citizens Band
a two-way radio service (Citizens Radio Service) licensed by the FCC to a U.S. citizen for short-distance personal or business communications between fixed or mobile stations. Abbr.: CB
[1960-65]

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  • Citizens' Band — n [U] ↑CB …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Citizens' Band — noun A band of radio frequencies on which the public are permitted to broadcast personal messages, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑citizen * * * ˈCitizens Band [Citizens Band] noun uncountable …   Useful english dictionary

  • citizens' band — n. that portion of the radio frequency spectrum allocated by the FCC for the use of individual citizens for short distance personal or business use, from either fixed or mobile stations. Abreviated CB. Called also {Citizens Radio Service}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • citizens band — ☆ citizens band n. a band of shortwave radio frequencies set aside by the FCC for local use at low power by private persons or businesses: also written citizens band, citizen s band …   English World dictionary

  • Citizens' Band — Citizens ,Band see CB …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Citizens' Band — ► NOUN ▪ a range of radio frequencies which are allocated for local communication by private individuals …   English terms dictionary

  • citizens band — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized C&B : a range of radio wave frequencies that in the United States is allocated officially for private radio communications * * * a two way radio service (Citizens Radio Service) licensed by the FCC to a U.S.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Citizens' Band — N PROPER: oft N n Citizens Band is a range of radio frequencies which the general public is allowed to use to send messages to each other. It is used especially by truck drivers and other drivers who use radio sets in their vehicles. The… …   English dictionary

  • Citizens Band — range of radio frequencies set aside for two way radio communication by citizens and businesses (in the USA); radio receiver/transmitter used to communicate on Citizens Band frequencies, CB …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Citizens' Band radio — noun (also CB radio) • • • Main Entry: ↑citizen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Citizens' band radio — Typical 1980s CB base station, used with outdoor antenna. This radio may also be used in an automobile, since it is powered by 13.8V DC. Shown with Astatic Power D 104 desk mic …   Wikipedia

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