ARB may stand for:

In Medicine:
* Angiotensin receptor blocker (antagonist), a medication for treating high blood pressure.

In the Military:
* Administrative Review Board, conduct annual hearings, to determine whether captives held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camps continue to represent a threat to the USA's national security.
* Air Reserve base, a United States Air Force base converted for use by the Reserves.
* "Armee Revolutionnaire Bretonne" (Breton Revolutionary Army), an armed Breton Nationalist secret society that has attacked France.
* A hull classification symbol, used for United States Navy battle damage repair ships.

In Architecture:
* Architects Registration Board, for which see Architects Registration in the United Kingdom.

In Commerce:
* Automated Recurring Billing.

In Science, Technology, and Engineering:
* "Anti-roll bar", also known as a Sway bar.
* ARB Project, for phylogenetic analysis.
* Arbitron, a radio audience research company.
* OpenGL Architecture Review Board, a consortium governing OpenGL.
* ARB OpenGL Shader Assembly Language.

In Transportation and Geography:
* Akawaio language (SIL code), a Cariban language of Guyana.
* Several transportation facilities in Ann Arbor, Michigan:
** Ann Arbor Municipal Airport (IATA airport code).
** Ann Arbor train station (Amtrak station code).
* Arab States, UNESCO region
* Arbroath railway station, United Kingdom (National rail code).
* Arth-Rigi-Bahn, a Swiss mountain railway.

In Government:
* Administrative Review Board (Labor) - a unit of the U.S. Department of Labor
* Air Resources Board, California Environmental Protection Agency

In Finance, Economics, or Business, "ARB" or "arb" may also be an abbreviation for:
* ARB 4x4 Accessories, an Australian aftermarket accessories manufacturer.
* Arbitrage.
* Arbitrary.
* Arbitration.
* Arb (gesture), a system of hand gestures used most notably on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

In Music:
Atlanta Rap Music, a new jack swing group.

In Sports:
* Australian Racing Board, the peak national administration body for Thoroughbred racing in Australia.

In Arboriculture:
* ArbWiki, abbreviation for all subjects to do with Arboriculture (such as Arborist).

In Communities or Subdivisions governed by a Covenant:
* ARB stands for Architectural Review Board, usually a volunteer group that evaluates changes to a house or property that the homeowner wishes to make, to ensure that the articles of the Covenant are not violated.

In Radio:
* American Research Bureau

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  • ARB H 1/2 — ARB H I/2 Nummerierung: ARB 1–5,6 Anzahl: 6 Hersteller: Aarau, SLM² Baujahr(e): 1875, 1899² Ausmusterung: 1909–1945 (teilweise Verkauf) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ARB H I/2 — Nummerierung: ARB 1–5,6 Anzahl: 6 Hersteller: Aarau, SLM² Baujahr(e): 1875, 1899² Ausmusterung: 1909–1945 (teilweise Verkauf) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Árbær — is a suburb in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavík. Based in eastern part of the city, the Árbær neighborhood is well known for its natural surroundings and pristine nature. The Valley of Elliðaár and the river flowing through are at the heart of… …   Wikipedia

  • Arb — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • arb — [ɑːb ǁ ɑːrb] noun [countable] FINANCE a person or organization whose job is arbitrage; = ARBITRAGEUR * * * arb UK US /ɑːb/ noun [C] FINANCE ► ARBITRAGEUR(Cf. ↑ …   Financial and business terms

  • arb — n. [Shortened from arbitrageur.] Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential); shortened form of {arbitrageur}. Syn: arbitrageur… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arb — [arb] n. an arbitrageur; a market speculator. (Securities markets.) □ The arbs are at it again, buying up companies like hot cakes. □ I wanted to be an arb, but it takes about forty million to get in the door …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • arb — [ärb] n. [Informal] short for ARBITRAGEUR …   English World dictionary

  • Arb — (Schloss.), so v.w. Anlage 12) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • arb- — *arb germ.?, Adjektiv: nhd. verwaist; ne. orphaned; Etymologie: idg. *orbʰo , *h₂orbʰo , Adjektiv, Substantiv, verwaist, Waise, Pokorny 781, 782 …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

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