bib


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.

bib

a light-brown European marine gadoid food fish, Gadus (or Trisopterus) luscus, with a barbel on its lower jaw

bibcock, bib, bibb, bib tap

bibcock
A faucet or stopcock which has its nozzle bent downward.

bib

References in classic literature ?
First, with her left hand she jammed the loaf hard and fast against her bib - where it sometimes got a pin into it, and sometimes a needle, which we afterwards got into our mouths.
Don't laugh at her, or discourage her; let her find comfort in bibs and dust-pans, if she can," whispered Polly to Fan, while Maud took a joyful "header" among the pillows, and came up smiling and blowzy, for she loved house-work, and often got lectured for stolen visits to the kitchen, and surreptitious sweepings and dustings when the coast was clear.
My aunt, without appearing to take much heed of me, put on a coarse apron with a bib, which she took out of the press; washed up the teacups with her own hands; and, when everything was washed and set in the tray again, and the cloth folded and put on the top of the whole, rang for Janet to remove it.
I felt what a forlorn little chap Timothy was, with no one to say a word for him, and I became his champion and hinted something about teething, but withdrew it when it seemed too surprising, and tried to get on to safer ground, such as bibs and general intelligence, but the painter fellow was so willing to let me have my say, and knew so much more about babies than is fitting for men to know, that I paled before him and wondered why the deuce he was listening to me so attentively.
Gallantry claimed her once more; men came to see la Chantefleurie; she found customers again for her merchandise, and out of all these horrors she made baby clothes, caps and bibs, bodices with shoulder-straps of lace, and tiny bonnets of satin, without even thinking of buying herself another coverlet.
BiB was awarded the accolade after setting up its own in-house trainee scheme, in conjunction with Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, Darlington, and Richmond School.
I started by outsourcing manufacturing to Mexico to cut costs," she explains, "and then switched to a company in North Carolina so the bibs could be made in America.
She said Rory was chewing on the bib and swallowed pieces of a hologram that had flaked off.
According to the company, each BiB system can provide low cost, mobile ISR for days, weeks or months with the BiB only requiring a 15-minute recovery and re-launch between top-off every 24 to 36 hours.
The two LTAS BiB aerostat systems currently in use at the Army's base at Fort Polk were delivered earlier this year under a contract award from the United States Department of Defense which included on-location support, installation and training for the BiB systems.
They have been selling Scottish-themed bibs emblazoned with blue St Andrew's crosses on a white background - when the true Saltire has a white cross on blue.
BiB is looking to cash in on what it believes is the revival of the market town branch office business and increased customer demand for local contact and personal service in rural areas across the region.