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CAB

Abbreviation for:
cabergoline
Cambridge Apraxia Battery
carbonic anhydrase B
carotid artery bruit
Change Advisory Board (Medspeak-UK)
chlorambucil
Choose and Book
chromogranin A and B
chronic asthmatic bronchitis
Citizens Advice Bureau (Medspeak-UK)
combined androgen blockade
Community Advisory Board (Medspeak-UK)
complete androgen blockade
Consumer Advisory Board
conventional amphotericin B
coronary artery bypass (surgery)

CAB

Abbrev. for cellulose acetate-butyrate, a plastic widely used to make one form of gas-permeable hard CONTACT LENS.

CAB 

Cellulose acetate butyrate is a transparent thermoplastic material that is used in the manufacture of gas permeable contact lenses as it transmits some oxygen. It is a copolymer with varying percentages of cellulose, butyryl and acetyl. CAB lenses vary in their characteristics depending on the percentages of the three components. It is also used to make spectacle frames.
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Winnie sat mute for a while, pouting at the front of the cab, then snapped out, which was an unusual tone with her:
They felt a peculiar bump; a vision of brick pillars lingered before the rattling windows of the cab; a sudden cessation of atrocious jolting and uproarious jingling dazed the two women.
Before the door of one of these tiny houses - one without a light in the little downstairs window - the cab had come to a standstill.
She saw the consequences, the cab stopping, a crowd collecting around a raving old gentleman .
She pointed out, this will ensure that the passengers will always have cab availability and the 'wait time' is considerably reduced and this model will bring about a paradigm shift in the app based cab hailing sector.
In the Sindh Budget for 2019-20, the services provided or rendered by cab aggregators and including the service of the cab drivers, also known as cab services, rent-a-car services and taxi services, using the online platform of cab aggregators have been declared a taxable service with a reduced rate of Sindh sales tax rate of 5% on the total component which include both, the component of the cab aggregators and the component of the drivers.
In the Sindh Budget-2019, the services provided or rendered by Cab Aggregators (also known as 'ride hailing services') including the service of the cab drivers (also known as 'cab services' or 'rent-a-car services' or 'taxi services') using the online platform of the cab aggregators (Uber, Careem and the like) have been declared a taxable service with a reduced rate of Sindh sales tax rate of five percent on the total component (i e the component of the cab aggregators and the component of its cab drivers, both).
Clarifying certain misgivings about tax imposed under Sindh Budget 2019 - 2020 on the services provided by Cab Aggregators or ride hailing services, under varied categories, as taxi services; cab services or rent-a-car services using online platform (Uber, Careem and the like) they said these have been declared as taxable services.
The Sindh budget for 2019-20 has declared the services provided or rendered by cab aggregators (also known as ride-hailing services), including the service given by cab drivers (also known as 'cab services' or 'rent-a-car services' or 'taxi services') a taxable service.
"In London, the black cab is feted as an icon and a symbol of the city - yet here we are treated like an embarrassment," said drivers' representative Sajid Mahmood, from the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union Midlands regional council.
"They want shot of us," claimed Terry Yates, 71, who has now submitted a petition signed by 148 of his fellow 'old timer cabbies', all over 60, claiming the moves amount to 'age discrimination.' "In London the black cab is feted as an icon and a symbol of the city - yet here we are treated like an embarrassment," said drivers' representative Sajid Mahmood, from the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Union Midlands regional council.
"We thank the cab drivers who support our hotels throughout the year.