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bare bones

No frills. No luxuries. See bare bones system.
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IT consulting computer firm Barebones Networking announced on Tuesday a new service that allows users to send SMS text messages from their desktop.
And with the Ibrox club's barebones squad severely hampered by injury, gaffer Walter Smith will be desperate for three of his key men to avoid being taken down in referee Robert Schoergenhofer's book.
She didn't grow up learning the intricate process of rolling and binding, so she taught herself from the trusty, barebones Boy Scout handbook.
The e1/41 million per stadium was a ballpark figure, he said, since several grounds already have the barebones of a surveillance system.
After at least five years with the same basic cell phones and a barebones AT&T plan, my wife and I decided to enter the early 2000s by moving to a family plan with about five times the monthly minutes and new phones to go with it.
Oregon is on track to bring in $182 million less than budget writers counted on when they pieced together a barebones spending plan for the next two years, according to new revenue projections issued Thursday.
It is part of a self-imposed social project, called Barebones.
MSI specializes in the design and manufacture of motherboards, graphics card, add-on cards, servers/workstations, iPC, barebones, communication devices, CE products, Notebooks, car infotainment products, and All-in-One PC.
But the Sky Blues boss is no closer to finding reinforcements for his barebones defence - and that means rookie Ben Turner will line up as the only recognised centre-back in tomorrow's home match against Blackpool with 17-year-oldCurtisWynter set to make his Championship debut at right-back.
A Perfect Day Spa It may be barebones, but that's why it's such good value.
Anyway, taking at look at the Asus, the Eee PC 701 has a 7-inch screen, is based on an Intel chipset, runs regular Windows XP or Linux without a problem, but its the laptop's "easy" mode that strips things down to a barebones OS mainly for internet browsing.
Union president Joseph Hulyk told councilors, "We are dropping the recalled staff levels to when the layoff times were, when things were absolute barebones, and things were difficult to accomplish in those times.