CBE and C.B.E. are abbreviations for "Commander of the Order of the British Empire", a grade in the Order of the British Empire
Order of the British Empire
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V of the United Kingdom. The Order comprises five classes in civil and military divisions...


Other uses include:
  • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
    Chemical engineering
    Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with physical science , and life sciences with mathematics and economics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms...

  • Calgary Board of Education
    Calgary Board of Education
    The Calgary Board of Education is the public school board in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a public system, the CBE is required to accept any students who meet age and residency requirements, regardless of religion.-Size:...

    , public school board for the city of Calgary, Alberta
  • CBE, the former callsign of the CBC Radio One AM station in Windsor, Ontario
  • CBE-FM
    CBE-FM is the callsign of the CBC Radio 2 station in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.The station broadcasts at 89.9 FM, and was launched in 1978. It is not rebroadcast on any other transmitters.-External links:** at Canadian Communications Foundation...

    , callsign of the CBC Radio Two FM station in Windsor, Ontario
  • Cell Broadband Engine, a multi-core general purpose CPU developed jointly by Sony, Toshiba and IBM
  • Center for the Built Environment
    Center for the Built Environment
    The Center for the Built Environment at the University of California, Berkeley is a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center...

    , a research institution at UC, Berkeley
  • The Central Bank of Egypt
    Central Bank of Egypt
    The Central Bank of Egypt is the central bank of Egypt. The bank's paid-up capital is 1000 million Egyptian pounds. According to its website, the CBE:*Regulates banks and the banking system of Egypt...

  • Chemical beam epitaxy
    Chemical beam epitaxy
    Chemical beam epitaxy forms an important class of deposition techniques for semiconductor layer systems, especially III-V semiconductor systems. This form of epitaxial growth is performed in an ultrahigh vacuum system. The reactants are in the form of molecular beams of reactive gases, typically...

    , a thin film growth method using beams of molecules
  • Christians for Biblical Equality
    Christians for Biblical Equality
    Christians for Biblical Equality is non-profit organization of churches and individual members who believe that the Bible, properly interpreted, teaches the fundamental equality of believers of both sexes, all racial and ethnic groups and all economic classes...

    , a Christian organization primarily focused on advocating gender equality
  • College Basketball Experience Classic
    College Basketball Experience Classic
    The College Basketball Experience Classic is an annual season-opening college basketball tournament founded in 2001. The tournament is currently sponsored by Progressive and is held in mid-November...

     (CBE Classic), pre-season college basketball tournament
  • College of Built Environments, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    University of Washington College of Built Environments
    The College of Built Environments or CBE at the University of Washington is the new name, as of January 1, 2009, of the college formerly called the College of Architecture and Urban Planning. The old name was adopted in 1957-58 when the college had only two departments, architecture and planning...

  • Conqueror of the British Empire, a self-awarded style of the Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin
    Idi Amin
    Idi Amin Dada was a military leader and President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979. Amin joined the British colonial regiment, the King's African Rifles in 1946. Eventually he held the rank of Major General in the post-colonial Ugandan Army and became its Commander before seizing power in the military...

  • Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
    Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
    The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia is the largest commercial bank in Ethiopia and had about Birr 73.7 billion , in assets at the end of June 2010. At the time, the bank held approximately 63.5% of deposits and about 38% of all bank loans in the country...

  • Common Base Event
    Common Base Event
    Common Base Event is an IBM implementation of the Web Services Distributed Management Web Event Format standard. IBM also implemented the Common Event Infrastructure, a unified set of APIs and infrastructure for the creation, transmission, persistence and distribution of a wide range of business,...

  • Council of Biology Editors, a former name of the Council of Science Editors
    Council of Science Editors
    The Council of Science Editors is a nonprofit professional membership organization. CSE's mission is to serve editorial professionals in the sciences by creating a supportive network for career development, providing educational opportunities, and developing resources for identifying and...

    , who publish the CBE style guide
  • ICAO code for Aerocaribe
    Aerocaribe was an airline based in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico. It was a regional affiliate of Mexicana operating services under the Mexicana Inter banner and codeshares with its parent company. It operated almost 120 flights a day...

    , airline based in Cancun, Mexico
  • Cross Bronx Expressway
  • Cat-back exhaust, a type of automotive exhaust
  • International Meteor Organization designation for Coma Berenicids
    Coma Berenicids
    Coma Berenicids is a minor meteor shower, originating from the constellation Coma Berenices. The shower appears from December 8 to January 23 with the estimated maximum on December 20—29 . The radiant during that time is at α=165°, δ=+30°...

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