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bulletin board

A corkboard where things like notes, pictures, and notices can be posted. The phrase can also refer to an online service with the same function. I did post signs for my event on the bulletin board in the dorm, so I don't know why no one came.
See also: board

bulletin board

Also, electronic bulletin board. A computer service that provides facilities for people to leave messages by phone or telecomputing. For example, The National Writers Union has a bulletin board through which members communicate via their modems . Both the device and the term, alluding to the older board for posting notices, date from the late 1970s.
See also: board
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* Non-supervisors indicated conversation (Score 2.9) and crew meetings (Score 2.8) were the most effective in this case scenario and considered notes on a bulletin board (Score 1.5) and hand signals (Score 1.7) were not effective.
The transcript of the WebCT bulletin board discussion, which consisted of 650 posts totaling 291 pages of text (over 110,000 words), was subjected to a qualitative analysis following established qualitative research procedures (Glesne & Peshkin, 1992; Marshall & Rossman, 1994; Strauss & Corbin, 1990).
Chen and his colleagues identified 270 features of English usage and then used a computer program to pick those that most successfully distinguished among writers on bulletin boards. They then employed those 134 features to analyze bulletin board messages.
Using the browser alone, students and residents can review the educational content, send electronic mails to the faculty, provide feedback, and participate in bulletin boards for information exchange.
Another unique aspect of this bulletin board is the amount of time and effort that goes into the responses.
The E-bluey bulletin board, run by the British Forces Post Office (BFPO), allows anyone with internet access to send messages that are then printed out and distributed to the troops.
For further information regarding a subscription to the economic bulletin board, please call (202) 482-1986.
A purchased cork bulletin board forms the door to a shallow box; the size of the bulletin board determines the size of the unit.
If yours is one of the 35 to 40 percent of American homes with a Genie garage door opener, this new electronic bulletin board may be for you.
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For most teachers the bulletin board is big, blank, and time consuming.
That article nestled into a corner of my studio bulletin board under a red pushpin for the better part of a decade: I wasn't quite ready to do anything about the idea of champion trees yet, nor was I ready to make it the obsession or my future.
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The operator of the largest Internet bulletin board in Japan refused Friday to cooperate with police over the unauthorized disclosure on his board of an ID and password of a girl for an Internet auction site, the police said.