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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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The penalty imposed on BBS was for violating section 111 (1) of the BICMA Act, 2006, which states: 'No film intended for public exhibition shall be advertised to the general public though any medium before the grant of a certificate by the Authority.' BBS had refused to pay the fine and subsequently BICMA filed the case to the court.
Next up were 10 Air Venturi Copper-Plated BBs. These averaged 418 fps, with a spread going from 411 to 431 fps, or a 20-fps range.
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In 1984, when only a handful of academic computer scientists were aware of (let alone using) the Internet, Jennings created software that allowed BBS users to send e-mail and discussion board messages across the country and, later, around the world.
Establishing and maintaining a BBS require neither great technical know-how nor major investments of time or money.
Camps with older campers and longer sessions find BBs fit as a good introductory tool, leaving participants with a greater challenge to look forward to and graduate into.
With some creativity, a BBS can act as a customer service representative, an electronic catalog, a conference host, a newsletter or a new business that can augment your existing one.
Bulletin boards tend to be much easier to use than the Internet, and most well-run local BBS's include basic Internet mail services for members.
Major Gateway/Internet can run either on a separate PC from the one running The Major BBS, or on the same machine.
Version 3, a popular BBS software package from Mustang Software Inc., of Bakersfield, Calif.
The announcement which was aired in the BBS was our justification in retaliation to their allegations.' According to the public notification, a few aspiring candidates have been stating during their visit to the constituencies that they were wrongfully terminated by the BBS.
They used that name for almost a century, though they now call their ammunition BBs like everyone else.