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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
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bulletin board

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

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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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ANGER: Parish council clerk Peter Halliday beside the vandalised notice board and plaque.
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The lady on the far right under the notice board is called Mrs Johnson.
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The result of the entry test will be announced on April 22 and displayed at the notice board of the college in the evening.
It is believed somebody had set fire to a notice board and the flames spread to electric cables.
The secretary general will display the provisional list of all members eligible to vote along with their national tax, sales tax registration number if applicable with the name and national identity card number of their representative at the notice board and website of the chamber on July 15, 2014.