from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Panamanian balboa


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word PAB.


  • Javier Fernandez, Mayor Manny Diaz's chief of staff, said that the item going before the PAB will be the same item it approved in January.

    National Business News - Local Business News | bizjournals 2009

  • And there was this litle thing called PAB in the middle of all this ..

    Bob Goyetche - Community, Technology and Content 2008

  • Much worse were the two designs and the parts lists marked “PAB.”

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011

  • The PAB search turned up dozens of separate files for mechanical parts and electrical components.

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011

  • The same appeared to be true with the PAB material: There were hundreds of drawings and an extensive shopping list of parts, many readily available on the open market to someone with the knowledge to ask for them.

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011

  • The PAB drawings represented only part of the information necessary to build a weapon.

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011

  • Opening the first, the IAEA officials saw another drawing with the initials PAB.

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011

  • Plugging in “PAB” would presumably uncover every document containing those initials.

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011

  • The PAB designs seemed to be for an ignition system and hemispheres for a nuclear warhead.

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011

  • Sitting at the computer terminal in Zurich in July, Edwards asked the technician to type in “PAB” and scan all the files for anything with those initials.

    Fallout Catherine Collins 2011


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.