Definition of Bulletin board

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

2. Noun. A board that hangs on a wall; displays announcements.
Exact synonyms: Notice Board
Generic synonyms: Board
Specialized synonyms: Call-board

Definition of Bulletin board

1. Noun. a board on which messages may be posted, especially one in a public space ¹

2. Noun. (computing) a system in which users may send, read and reply to messages of interest to no particular person; an electronic bulletin board ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bulletin Board

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Literary usage of Bulletin board

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1. Educator's Guide to Electronic Networking: Creating Virtual Communities by Barbara L. Kurshans (1996)
"(Sometimes, the term BBS refers to the software for starting a local bulletin board.) The services furnished include e-mail, bulletin boards, ..."

2. Dedicated Computer Crime Units by J. Thomas McEwen (1988)
"Electronic bulletin boards An electronic bulletin board allows for the storage ... Establishment of a bulletin board is facilitated by programs that can be ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of war risk insurance. Division of military and naval insurance, United States (1917)
"On a bulletin board in the shop Is posted each week the names of those patients ... The patients take great pride In the bulletin board and post items of ..."

4. Principles of Government Purchasing by Arthur G. Thomas (1919)
"bulletin board Publicity. Many governmental purchasing offices provide themselves with ... This form of bulletin board publicity is perhaps the most common ..."

5. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1915)
"If more than one bulletin board is accessible to the same group of men, ... When men cannot or will not come to the bulletin board, the board may be taken ..."

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