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Definition of a BBS

BBS

adverb

  • the site is used in order to download single and multiplayergames,download software,download roms,chat with friends and family etc.

    Last edited on Jan 08 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 08 2014.

noun

  • acronym for "bulletin board system". Used most often to refer to a computer (or group of computers) that allows users to dial into the system via a modem and download software, play games, chat with other users, etc.

    Last edited on Aug 27 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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