HB may refer to:
  • HB (car)
    HB (car)
    HB was a car made in two or three copies at Berglunds mekaniska verkstad at about 1925. On the prototype they used a three cylinder engine, but the production models had a four cylinder engine producing 16 horse power. The engine was connected to a three speed transmission...

    , a 1920s automobile
  • HB (cigarette)
    HB (cigarette)
    HB, is a German cigarette brand whose initials stand for 'Haus Bergmann'.- General information :HB cigarettes belong to the ten top-selling brands in Germany with a market share of 3,5%. From 1959 - 1984, HB was the market leader among the German brands, 1975 even the market leader in entire Europe...

    , a German brand of cigarettes
  • Hofbräuhaus
    The Staatliches Hofbräuhaus in München is a brewery in Munich, Germany, owned by the Bavarian state government...

    , a brewery in Munich
  • HB Ice Cream, an Irish brand
  • HB (band)
    HB (band)
    HB is a Christian symphonic metal band, formed in Forssa, Finland in 2002. They recorded a demo, four albums in Finnish language with the English versions of three of them, two singles, and a live DVD filmed at the Festival Maata Näkyvissä .Concerning the origin and meaning of the initials HB,...

    , a Finnish symphonic metal musical group
  • H-B Woodlawn
    H-B Woodlawn
    The H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, commonly referred to as H-B, is an alternative all-county public school located in Arlington County, Virginia, United States based on the liberal educational movements of the 1960s and 1970s...

    , a secondary education program (from the combination of the Hoffman-Boston and Woodlawn programs) in Arlington, Virginia
  • HB grading for lead pencil
  • "2HB", a song by Roxy Music
    Roxy Music
    Roxy Music was a British art rock band formed in 1971 by Bryan Ferry, who became the group's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson. The other members are Phil Manzanera , Andy Mackay and Paul Thompson . Former members include Brian Eno , and Eddie Jobson...

  • Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia
    Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia
    The Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia was an unrecognised entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina that existed between 1991 and 1994 during the Bosnian war. It was proclaimed on November 18, 1991 under the name Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia, and claimed to be a separate or distinct "political,...

Abbreviations or acronyms

  • Hathaway Brown School
    Hathaway Brown School
    Hathaway Brown is an all-girls private school in Shaker Heights, Ohio, founded in 1876. It is also Ohio's second oldest college preparatory school for girls. The HB experience spans the early childhood program, primary school, middle school, and upper school.-History:Founded in 1876, Hathaway...

  • Half-board (hotel term that indicates breakfast and dinner are included in the price)
  • Hansestadt Bremen
    Bremen (state)
    The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen is the smallest of Germany's 16 states. A more informal name, but used in some official contexts, is Land Bremen .-Geography:...

     (code used on German license plates)
  • Huntington Beach, California
    Huntington Beach, California
    Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. According to the 2010 census, the city population was 189,992; making it the largest beach city in Orange County in terms of population...

    , a city in southern California
  • Hawke's Bay Region, a region of New Zealand
  • Hansestadt Bremen
    The City Municipality of Bremen is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany. A commercial and industrial city with a major port on the river Weser, Bremen is part of the Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan area . Bremen is the second most populous city in North Germany and tenth in Germany.Bremen is...

    , federal state of Germany
    Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

  • Havnar Bóltfelag
    Havnar Bóltfelag
    HB Tórshavn is one of the oldest and most successful football clubs in the Faroe Islands. The club was founded in 1904, and is based in the capital, Tórshavn.Home matches are played at the Gundadalur and they compete in the Faroe Islands Premier League....

    , football team in the Faeroe Islands
  • Half-Back, an Australian Rules football position
  • Halfback (American football)
    Halfback (American football)
    A halfback, sometimes referred to as a tailback, is an offensive position in American football, which lines up in the backfield and generally is responsible for carrying the ball on run plays. Historically, from the 1870s through the 1950s, the halfback position was both an offensive and defensive...

    , an American football position
  • Handball (disambiguation)
    Handball (disambiguation)
    Handball is the name of several different sports:* Team handball, Olympic sport in which two teams try to throw the ball into their opponents' goal...

    , a number of sports
  • House Bill
    Lower house
    A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house.Despite its official position "below" the upper house, in many legislatures worldwide the lower house has come to wield more power...

    , a legislative bill originating from the House
  • A pencil classification code for a medium grade lead
  • A level in the Brinell scale
    Brinell scale
    The Brinell scale characterizes the indentation hardness of materials through the scale of penetration of an indenter, loaded on a material test-piece. It is one of several definitions of hardness in materials science....

     hardness test
  • Helbreath
    Helbreath is a MMORPG developed by Siementech Co. Ltd and launched first in South Korea in 1999. An International version and an USA version were introduced in the subsequent years and were both met with moderate success...

    , a 1999 massively multiplayer online role-playing game
  • Hampton and Branchville Railroad
    Hampton and Branchville Railroad
    The Hampton and Branchville Railroad is a South Carolina railroad that has served the western part of the state since the 1920s.The Hampton and Branchville Railroad is a successor of the Hampton and Branchville Railroad and Lumber Company, which was chartered by the South Carolina General Assembly...

  • Husband
    A husband is a male participant in a marriage. The rights and obligations of the husband regarding his spouse and others, and his status in the community and in law, vary between cultures and has varied over time...

  • Hellboy
    Hellboy is a comic book superhero created by writer-artist Mike Mignola. The character first appeared in San Diego Comic-Con Comics #2 , and has since appeared in various eponymous miniseries, one-shots and intercompany crossovers...

  • Hose barb
    Hose barb
    Hose barbs are cylindrical pieces or parts for attaching and securing of hoses . The barb-like rings on the cylindrical piece allow for an easy push-connection of flexible-plastic or rubber tubing that is not so easily disconnected. Hose barbs are used in machine perfusion and chemistry laboratory...

  • Horizontal branch
    Horizontal branch
    The horizontal branch is a stage of stellar evolution which immediately follows the red giant branch in stars whose masses are similar to the Sun's...

     in astro physics
  • Hamilton Bradshaw
    Hamilton Bradshaw
    Hamilton Bradshaw is a mid-market private equity firm with headquarters in London, England.The company was founded in 2003, by UK serial entrepreneur and Dragons' Den panelist James Caan. Hamilton Bradshaw's main offices are located in Mayfair, London...

    , a London
    London is the capital city of :England and the :United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its...

    -based private equity firm
    Private equity
    Private equity, in finance, is an asset class consisting of equity securities in operating companies that are not publicly traded on a stock exchange....

  • Hepatitis B
  • Hemoglobin
    Hemoglobin is the iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells of all vertebrates, with the exception of the fish family Channichthyidae, as well as the tissues of some invertebrates...

  • Hanna-Barbera
    Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc. was an American animation studio that dominated North American television animation during the second half of the 20th century...

    , a cartoon studio, later renamed Cartoon Network Studios
  • H-B Woodlawn
    H-B Woodlawn
    The H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, commonly referred to as H-B, is an alternative all-county public school located in Arlington County, Virginia, United States based on the liberal educational movements of the 1960s and 1970s...

    , a public school in Arlington County, Virginia
    • H-B Woodlawn Chamber Singers
      H-B Woodlawn Chamber Singers
      The H-B Woodlawn Chamber Singers is an American choir.-Background information and history:Started in 2001 by Jeffery S. Benson, choral director of the , the H-B Woodlawn Chamber Singers are based at H-B Woodlawn Program in Arlington, Virginia and have become well known throughout the Washington,...

  • H-b index
    H-b index
    The h-b-index is an extension of the h-index suggested in 2005 by Jorge E. Hirsch of the University of California, San Diego to quantify the scientific productivity of physicists and other scientists based on their publication record...

    , an extension of the h-index used in determining academic impact


  • H. B. Acton
    H. B. Acton
    Harry Burrows Acton was a British academic in the field of political philosophy, known for books defending the morality of capitalism, and attacking Marxism-Leninism. He in particular produced arguments on the incoherence of Marxism, which he described as a 'farrago'...

     (1908–1974), a political philosopher
  • H. B. Bailey
    H. B. Bailey
    Herring "H. B." Bailey was a NASCAR driver. He raced his #36 Pontiac part-time as an independent driver in the Grand National/Winston Cup series from 1962 to 1993 making 85 races over his career....

     (1936–2003), a NASCAR driver
  • H. B. Higgins
    H. B. Higgins
    Henry Bournes Higgins , Australian politician and judge, always known in his lifetime as H. B. Higgins, was a highly influential figure in Australian politics and law.-Career:...

     (1851–1929), an Australian politician
  • H. B. Reese
    H. B. Reese
    Harry Burnett "H. B." Reese was an American inventor, and founder of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and of the H. B. Reese Candy Co., he was born in York County, Pennsylvania on a farm. Said to have worked odd jobs such as butcher or salesman in his youth, he eventually married around 1900 and went...

     (1879–1956), a candy maker
  • H. B. Warner
    H. B. Warner
    H. B. Warner was a British actor.-Early life:He was born Henry Byron Charles Stewart Warner-Lickford in St John's Wood, London, England in 1875...

    (1875–1958), a motion picture executive
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