Digital Technology. bulletin board system. See bulletin board(def 2).

Definition for bbs (2 of 2)

[ bee-bee ]
/ ˈbiˌbi /


a size of shot, 0.18 inches (0.46 cm) in diameter, fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
Also called BB shot. shot of this size.

Origin of BB

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for bbs

British Dictionary definitions for bbs (1 of 3)

/ text messaging /

abbreviation for

be back soon

British Dictionary definitions for bbs (2 of 3)


the internet domain name for


British Dictionary definitions for bbs (3 of 3)


abbreviation for

Boys' Brigade

symbol for

(on Brit pencils) double black: denoting a very soft lead
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Scientific definitions for bbs


Computer Science Abbreviation for bulletin board system.
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