BBS


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BBS

abbr.
Computers bulletin board system

BBS

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) be back soon

BBS

bulletin board system: a computerized facility, accessible by modem, for collecting and relaying electronic messages and software programs. Also called electronic bulletin board.
[1980–85]

BBS

Be back soon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.BBS - a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interestbbs - a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest
digital computer - a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations

BBS

(Comput) abbr of bulletin board systemBBS nt
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Although a BBS computer can communicate with different types of computers, mismatched systems may not be able to realize the full benefit of the bulletin board's features.
Although the BBS feasibly could share a phone line with an office telephone, this might confuse callers and would require running the BBS only after business hours.
decided to start a BBS in 1989, before cyber-talk was chic.
BBS is an automated clearing house (ACH) that acts as a hub for the processing of electronic payment transactions for banks and corporations in Norway, handling approximately 3.
The book shows how to get a BBS running from start to finish, and also includes a full version of TBBS software.
Note: Do not order features such as call waiting on your BBS telephone lines.