board

(redirected from bbs)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

board

noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

References in periodicals archive ?
After your BBS has been configured properly and is running smoothly, you'll need a system operator (sysop) to operate it.
You don't have to have a degree in computer science," says Jerome Rice, a BBS hardware and software retailer in Fresno, Calif.
She has downloadable graphics software that offers users a colorful view of her BBS.
So remember, before you invest in a BBS, if you don't have a good product Off-line, bringing it online won't make it any better.
While enabling BBS to integrate multiple payments systems for cost efficiencies and improved visibility, Sterling Multi-Enterprise Finance Gateway also positions BBS for immediate revenue growth," said Jim Gahagan, global industry executive, Financial Services at Sterling Commerce.
Logica will provide BBS with systems integration and implementation services for billers and banks that sign-up for the Internet bill presentment and payment services.
Although the BBS feasibly could share a phone line with an office telephone, this might confuse callers and would require running the BBS only after business hours.