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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The other BBs I measured the same way ranged from 1.5 thousandths for Daisy Precision Ground Shot that's used in the International BB-gun Championships, to 3.5 thousandths for Daisy Premium Grade BBs.
But BBSes ratcheted up the scale on which such communities could be organized.
The best way to select BBS software is to talk to other people who run bulletin boards in the area.
Harwin, who owns InfoLink, a Yucca Valley, Calif.-based online management consulting business, says the mistake many BBS owners make is treating the bulletin board like a hobby--not a business.
"But even more importantly, the BBS can act as a constant on-line source of information, allowing our customers to obtain their own answers right away," Rudock says.
With action BB pistol shooting becoming more popular, it would be nice if we had access to lead BBs again.
Once fully loaded with BBs and hooked up to the C[O.sub.2] supply, the button trigger located on the lower part of the ball handle must be depressed as the crank is turned.
Citizens can use any personal computer, standard communication program, and 1,200 to 28.8 bps modem to access the department's BBS. First-time users must answer a brief online questionnaire in order to register with the system.
The BBS Construction Kit, by David Wolfe (Wiley, $29.95) tells you everything you need to know to bring a " BBS to life.
In contrast, a BBS operator may be wholly unaware of the distribution--it may occur overnight, for example--due to the automatic operation of his software.
with a magazine full of BBs, plus the [CO.sup.2] cartridge in place.
(Note: Do not order features such as call waiting on your BBS telephone lines.