noun, Plant Pathology.
a disease of barley, characterized by a brown, netlike discoloration of the leaves, caused by fungi of the genus Helminthosporium.
[“bollix”: to bungle] IBM’s NetBIOS, an extremely brain-damaged network protocol that, like Blue Glue, is used at commercial shops that don’t know any better. [Jargon File]
[net-boo k] /ˈnɛtˌbʊk/ noun, Computers. 1. a small, lightweight laptop computer used especially for Internet access and email. /ˈnɛtˌbʊk/ noun 1. a type of small laptop computer
- Net book agreement
noun 1. a former agreement between UK publishers and booksellers that until 1995 prohibited booksellers from undercutting the price of books sold in bookshops NBA
operating system An open source Unix clone that aims for platform independance by a clean separation between the hardware and the the kernel. It has been ported to many platforms from embedded systems to 64-bit computers. NetBSD Home (http://netbsd.org/). (2004-10-08)