Sitting under a British sun, the Fantale Orange of the test car acts like a homing beacon for every youngish driver of a delivery van or pepped up Peugeot, who will sit behind you taking photos on their phones.
What does HB stand for?
HB stands for Homing Beacon
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 37 other meanings of HB in our Acronym Attic
- His Bundle
- Hit Batter/Batsman (baseball)
- Hoax Believer
- Hoffman-Boston (school)
- Hollow Bastion (gaming, Kingdom Hearts)
- Hollywood Boulevard
- Holy Bible
- Home Base
- Home Boy
Samples in periodicals archive:
The creation of affordable smartphones has put personal homing beacons into over a billion pockets and pocketbooks, enabling even the most directionally challenged to locate the nearest Starbucks or find their way around a traffic accident.
But it had less luck with the homing beacon device used in Goldfinger to track the villain's car - the CIA version had 'too many bugs in it', Dulles said, and stopped working when the enemy entered a crowded city.
Homing beacons on the data devices, believed to lie on the sea floor at a depth of up to 6,000 meters, will cease to operate in three weeks.
Homing beacons on the data devices, believed to lie on the sea floor at a depth of up to 6,200 meters (19,700 feet), will cease to operate in three weeks.
iFob uses the built-in Wi-Fi communication of Apple iPhone, iPods and PCs, and turns these devices into homing beacons, broadcasting, or just listening, for other copies of iFob.
The red color is almost as effective as a homing beacon.
But I really want to know why our lovely house has turned into a homing beacon for the weird, escaped from a mental institution types?