bulletin board


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bulletin board

n.
1. A board on which notices are posted.
2. Computers A system that enables users to send or read electronic messages, files, and other data that are of general interest and addressed to no particular person.

bulletin board

n
1. US and Canadian a board on which notices, advertisements, bulletins, etc, are displayed. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): notice board
2. (Computer Science) computing a facility on a computer network allowing any user to leave messages that can be read by any other user, and to download software and information to the user's own computer

bul′letin board`


n.
1. a board for the posting of bulletins, notices, announcements, etc.
2. See BBS.
[1825–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulletin board - a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interestbulletin board - 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
2.bulletin board - a board that hangs on a wallbulletin board - a board that hangs on a wall; displays announcements
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
call-board - a bulletin board backstage in a theater
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On the morning when the final results of all the examina- tions were to be posted on the bulletin board at Queen's, Anne and Jane walked down the street together.
And I'm not going to march up to that bulletin board and look at it before everybody.
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It's nothing more than an ordinary cork bulletin board hanging on the chapel wall, the sort that families use to post school schedules, grocery lists, and phone messages.
By comparison, about half of the 6,800 companies traded nationally on the bulletin board are expected to be pushed off if the proposed rules are adopted.
No longer just for hobbyists, the computer bulletin board earned a legitimate place in business and, eventually, in government.
based online management consulting business, says the mistake many BBS owners make is treating the bulletin board like a hobby--not a business.
For modem users on a budget, or those who do not have or want Internet service, bulletin board systems (BBS) are an economical alternative.
In its most basic form, a bulletin board runs on a host system (usually a designated personal computer) equipped with a single-line modem.
Mitch Kapor tells the story of an on-line bulletin board on humor.
The bulletin board system will be discontinued that day.