Abbreviation for 'Bulletin Board Service'. A computer system that serves as a central location for accessing data or relaying messages by modem. If the system has a modem the user can access a BBS and download the most recent version of the software, e.g. video drivers, printer drivers and anti-virus software.
Bulletin Board System
A BBS (Bulletin Board System) is a communicating computer equipped so as to provide informational messages, file storage and transfer and a degree of message exchange to dial-up data terminal or personal computer users.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/GB.HTM
Bulletin Board System / Be Back Soon, details...Found on http://www.cryer.co.uk/glossary/b/index.htm
Bios Boot Specification - A Plug and Play BIOS format that enables the user to determine the boot sequence.
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(Bulletin Board System) -- Computer system used as an information source and message switching system for a particular interest group. A place that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements.
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Bulletin Board Service/System - a bulletin board is an application run on a computer which stores information and messages that can be accessed by other computers, usually via the telephone line using a modem - many bulletin boards allow a number of other computers to connect to the host computer at the same time by using a number of different mode...Found on http://www.archivemag.co.uk/
Bulletin Board System- Another machine linked to a phone line from which can be downloaded software and send/receive messages.Found on http://www.amigahistory.co.uk/b.html
Bulletin Board System: A computerized meeting system. BBS users can have discussions, make announcements, and upload or download files. There are thousands of BBSs around the world; many of them rely on a direct modem-to-modem connection over a phone line, using a single computer.
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Bulletin Board Service. A service which allows distant users to connect via personal computer for the purpose of information sharing. The computer uses an auto-answer modem for receiving incoming phone calls, allowing subscribers to read and leave messages, exchange data files, and have live typewritten conversations with other bulletin board users...Found on http://www2.plymouth.ac.uk/distancelearning/course/glossary.doc
Behavioral and Brain Sciences [periodical, périodique]
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A computerized meeting and announcement system that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements without the people being connected to the computer at the same time. In the early 1990's there were many thousands (millions?) of BBS's around the world, most were very small, running on a single IBM clone PC ...Found on http://www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html
Be Back Soon -or Bulletin Board ServiceFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21662
be back soonFound on http://www.noslang.com/dictionary/b/
See Breeding Bird Survey.Found on http://www.sialis.org/glossary.htm
Short for `be back soon`
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