Definition of Bulletin board system

1. Noun. A computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest.

Exact synonyms: Bbs, Bulletin Board, Electronic Bulletin Board
Generic synonyms: Digital Computer
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing



Definition of Bulletin board system

1. Noun. (computing) A type of computer system, now largely obsolete, used to exchange messages and data. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bulletin Board System

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bullethole
bulletholes
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bulletin board system (current term)
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bulletlike
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Literary usage of Bulletin board system

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1. Access EPA: Clearinghouses and Hotlines (1994)
"... Quality Planning and Standards Technology Transfer Network Bulletin Board System Research Triangle Park, NC 27711 (919) 541-5742 (919) 541-5384 (Voice) ..."

2. Pollution Prevention Directory by Beth Anderson (1996)
"The general public can access the system free of charge via the National Technical Information Service (NITS) bulletin board system, Fedlink. ..."

3. Educator's Guide to Electronic Networking: Creating Virtual Communities by Barbara L. Kurshans (1996)
"AT&T Mail—A telecommunication network that transmits voice and data across telephone lines and fiber cable. BBS—See bulletin board system. ..."

4. Utilization of Amateur Radio in Disaster Communications by Lynn E. Edwards (1994)
"Packet stations can establish a direct connection with each other, or many stations can connect into a bulletin board system. When more than two stations ..."

5. Successful Independent Consulting: Turn Your Career Experience Into a by Douglas Florzak (1999)
"Most of these referral systems work by encouraging potential clients to post job orders on the bulletin board system for free. ..."

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