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bulletin board definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a computer that is running software that allows users to leave messages and access information of general interest [syn: bulletin board system, bulletin board, electronic bulletin board, bbs]
2: a board that hangs on a wall; displays announcements [syn: bulletin board, notice board]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1831 1. a board for posting notices (as at a school) 2. a public electronic forum that allows users to post or read messages or to post or download files and that is accessed by computer over a network (as the Internet)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bulletin Bul"le*tin, n. [F. bulletin, fr. It. bullettino, dim. of bulletta, dim. of bulla, bolla, an edict of the pope, from L. bulla bubble. See Bull an edict.] 1. A brief statement of facts respecting some passing event, as military operations or the health of some distinguished personage, issued by authority for the information of the public. 2. Any public notice or announcement, especially of news recently received. 3. A periodical publication, especially one containing the proceeding of a society. Bulletin board, a board on which announcements are put, particularly at newsrooms, newspaper offices, etc.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(bulletin boards) 1. A bulletin board is a board which is usually attached to a wall in order to display notices giving information about something. (mainly AM; in BRIT, use noticeboard) N-COUNT 2. In computing, a bulletin board is a system that enables users to send and receive messages of general interest. The Internet is the largest computer bulletin board in the world. N-COUNT



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