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    the second letter of the English alphabet. B is a consonant.

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    the seventh note of a musical scale in C major

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    1. a.
      the musical key based on the note B

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the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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drive-by handshake

a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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