See also: C.B.D. and C. B. D.


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CBD (countable and uncountable, plural CBDs or CBD's)

  1. Initialism of case-based discussion.
  2. Initialism of central business district.
  3. Initialism of consortium board of directors.
  4. (software engineering) Initialism of component-based development.
    Synonym: CBSE
  5. (military) Initialism of chemical and biological defence.
  6. (hairdressing) Initialism of cut and blow-dry.
  7. (organic chemistry) Abbreviation of cannabidiol.
    Coordinate terms: CBDV, THC
    • 2018 October 27, Alex Williams, “Why Is CBD Everywhere?”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      It’s hard to say the precise moment when CBD, the voguish cannabis derivative, went from being a fidget spinner alternative for stoners to a mainstream panacea.
    • 2019 February 25, Roni Caryn Rabin, quoting Dustin Lee, “CBD Is Everywhere, but Scientists Still Don’t Know Much About It”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      “It is a kind of a new snake oil in the sense that there are a lot of claims and not so much evidence,” said Dustin Lee, an assistant professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University who is planning a human trial of CBD for use in quitting smoking.
  8. (anatomy) Initialism of common bile duct.
  9. (medicine) Initialism of corticobasal degeneration.
    Coordinate terms: MSA, PSP

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  1. Initialism of Cannabidiol.