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bulletin board

Computing a facility on a computer network allowing any user to leave messages that can be read by any other user, and to download software and information to the user's own computer

bulletin board

[′bu̇l·ət·ən ‚bȯrd]
(computer science)
A collection of information that is stored in a computer system and can be accessed either by a specified group of people or the general public, usually by dialing a number on the public telephone system.

bulletin board

A surface used for the display of announcements, information, and the like, usually attached with thumbtacks.

bulletin board

bulletin board

A community website that is used to post articles and images of mutual interest. Prior to the Web, the bulletin board was "the" online portal for information and software downloads (see BBS).
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Asked if this proposed bulletin board will be part of the action plan, Perlada only said it "will be a big take away as a result of APEC, especially if adopted at the ministerial level and eventually at the summit."
* Conversation (Score 2.9) and crew meetings (Score 2.8) were rated as the most effective by field employees and notes on a bulletin board (Score 1.5) and T5s (Score 1.5) as not effective.
Undergraduate pre-service elementary education majors created these visual representations, using traditional bulletin boards as teaching tools about various artists.
The bulletin board had been intended for club members, people who were fascinated by computers which inmost cases were glorified calculators.
The university faculty involved with this cohort decided to use a computer-mediated bulletin board discussion as one teaching tool for the two-year experience.
Founded in the USA in September 1998, Intermost Corporation was the first Chinese Internet company listed on the US OTC Bulletin Board (stock symbol: IMOT) in December 1998.
Furthermore, the researchers had to distinguish individuals among the hundreds of people who post to a bulletin board rather than just among Hamilton, Madison, and Jay.
A bulletin board was also created to encourage private discussions among the participants.
MedClose(TM) VCS is the proprietary property of Med Enclosure, LLC, a subsidiary of CPC of America, Inc (BULLETIN BOARD: CPCF.OB) of Sarasota, Florida.
The ATO has also made effective use of online bulletin boards. Each time an employee logs on to the ATO network, a panel (or bulletin board) displays on the computer desktop.
Notice 2003-71 provides that Treasury and the IRS are considering the treatment of dividends paid on stock that does not meet the definition in Notice 2003-71, including stock "on the OTC Bulletin Board or on the electronic pink sheets." They request comments on that issue and on whether stock treatment should be conditioned on factors such as minimum trading volume or number of market makers, maintenance and publication of historical trade or quotation data, etc.
Lear Siegler Logistics International developed an electronic bulletin board where qualified vendors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can respond to requests for quote to fill the supply/repair requisition or perform the maintenance/repair action.