(NBFCP, NBF protocol, originally “NetBEUI protocol”)
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noun, Plant Pathology. 1. 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