message board

message board ˈmessage ˌboard noun [countable]
a place on a website where you can read or leave messages; =electronic bulletin board:

• The site has run into trouble for not monitoring its message boards closely enough.

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message board UK US noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS
WORKPLACE NOTICEBOARD(Cf. noticeboard): »

Office notices will be pinned on the message board at the entrance to the department.

IT, INTERNET a place on a website where you can leave messages for other people to read: »

There are links to other useful sites, a message board, and a chat facility.

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If this is your first visit to the message board, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking on the link above.

See also BULLETIN BOARD(Cf. ↑bulletin board)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • message board — noun A bulletin board (qv) • • • Main Entry: ↑message * * * noun, pl ⋯ boards [count] : a public computer system on the Internet that allows people to read and leave messages for other users called also bulletin board * * * ˈmessage board 7… …   Useful english dictionary

  • message board — message boards N COUNT In computing, a message board is a system that allows users to send and receive messages of general interest. [COMPUTING] Have your say on our message board by clicking here …   English dictionary

  • message board — n a place on a website where you can read or leave messages = ↑electronic bulletin board …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • message board — n. A type of Internet forum in which users can post and respond to messages on various topics. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • message board — message ,board noun count COMPUTING a system in which a group of Internet users regularly write e mail messages about a particular subject for other members of the group to read …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • message board — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms message board : singular message board plural message boards computing a system in which a group of Internet users regularly write email messages about a particular subject for other members of the group to… …   English dictionary

  • message board — bulletin board; electronic message area on the Internet where users transfer messages and announcements or participate in discussion groups (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • message board — noun a) a board on which messages may be posted, especially one in a public space. b) a system in which users may send, read and reply to public messages; an electronic bulletin board or forum …   Wiktionary

  • message board — noun Date: 1973 bulletin board 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • message board — /ˈmɛsɪdʒ bɔd/ (say mesij bawd) noun 1. a board, located in a public place, to which messages can be affixed. 2. a location on a website for posting messages available to be read by all visitors to the site …   Australian English dictionary

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