Community-based bulletin board system with e-mail, information services, interactive communications, and conferencing. Freenets are funded and operated by individuals and volunteers – in one sense, like public television. They are part of the National Public Telecomputing Network (NPTN), an organisation based in Cleveland, Ohio, devoted to making computer telecommunication and networking services as freely available as public libraries.
noun Something received without charge; freebie: So he picks up a few free-o’s here and there (1980s+)
adverb, adjective 1. . Commerce. 1. free on board: without charge to the buyer for goods placed on board a carrier at the point of shipment: automobiles shipped f.o.b. Detroit. abbreviation 1. free on board adjective 1. (of a shipment of goods) delivered on board ship or other carrier without charge to the buyer Abbreviation […]
- Free on rail
adjective 1. (of a consignment of goods) delivered to a railway station and loaded onto a train without charge to the buyer Abbreviation FOR, f.o.r.
- Free open-source software