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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.

CAB

1. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux.
2. circulation-airway-breathing. An alternate flow chart for cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
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And just then the cab suddenly stopped, and there was his persecutor rapping on the front glass.
The shock stopped him, and he faced once more toward the cab.
The cab rattled, jingled, jolted; in fact, the last was quite extraordinary.
And the cab jolted in front of a steamy, greasy shop in a blaze of gas and in the smell of fried fish.
Winnie sat mute for a while, pouting at the front of the cab, then snapped out, which was an unusual tone with her:
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.
Leaning back in the cab, this amateur bloodhound carolled away like a lark while I meditated upon the many-sidedness of the human mind.
Her father, a red spot on each cheek, leaned his head back wearily in the corner of the cab.
He understood thoroughly at last, and at once the interior of that cab, of an aspect so pacific in the eyes of the people on the pavements, became the scene of a great agitation.
She saw the consequences, the cab stopping, a crowd collecting around a raving old gentleman .
The Insurance institute for Highway Safety has recognised the Toyota Tacoma double cab, Tacoma access cab, Chevrolet Colorado crew cab and GMC Canyon crew cab with top marks in a small-overlap front crash test of eight midsize pickups.
First of all, you can easily identify the cabs of Sharda Travels by noticing its label on the cab.