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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.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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(168) See supra note 66 (discussing Jackson court classification of electronic bulletin board service provider as RCS).
Both Williams and Kimble imply that the law does not insulate the economist from impeachment by the use of the opinions entered on the NAFE electronic bulletin board; however, that does not necessarily mean that the NAFE member should not participate in the forum.
The plus side of using an electronic bulletin board is the cost.
DRESSED FOR SUCCESS...Playboy Enterprises won a settlement of $500,000 from a copyright infringement lawsuit filed last March in which Event Horizons of Lake Oswego, Ore., was accused of scanning copyrighted photographs from Playboy publications and distributing them on disk and through its electronic bulletin board system.
They simply dial up the company's electronic bulletin board, known as the Technical Access Bulletin Service, or TABS.
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An electronic bulletin board has been established by the Medical Ethics Resource Network (MERN) of Michigan and the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences as an information and consultation resource for Michigan health professionals and hospital ethics committees.
Tapping into an electronic bulletin board. MLO 21(10): 69-72,October 1989.
They are developing an electronic bulletin board to provide online information exchange.
The shelters will be equipped with air-conditioning as other necessary amenities such as an electronic bulletin board that displays all information related to bus service timetables and routes.
A complete bid package is available on Navigates (www.ngtsnavigates.com), Columbia Gulf's electronic bulletin board.
To help educators share ways to celebrate diversity both on National Multicultural Diversity Day (October 19) and throughout the year, NEA will sponsor an electronic bulletin board on www.nea.org this fall.
Candidates reflected on their first experience at the charter school via an electronic bulletin board. Next, they responded to points and concerns raised by fellow classmates.
They also can direct-dial the NCJRS electronic bulletin board at 301-738-8895.(4)
He designed his Web site as one part of a marketing plan to make himself known throughout Chesterfield County, Virginia, so the site focuses almost exclusively on local links and local information--a sort of electronic bulletin board in the town square.
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