Bulletin

Bul"le*tin

(), n. [F. bulletin, fr. It. bullettino, dim. of bulletta, dim. of bulla, bolla, an edict of the pope, from L. bulla bubble. See Bull an edict.] 1. A brief statement of facts respecting some passing event, as military operations or the health of some distinguished personage, issued by authority for the information of the public.
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2. Any public notice or announcement, especially of news recently received.
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3. A periodical publication, especially one containing the proceeding of a society.
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bulletin board, a board on which announcements are put, particularly at newsrooms, newspaper offices, etc.
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bul"let-proof`

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bul"let*proof`

(), a. 1. Capable of resisting the force of a bullet; resistant to penetration by a bullet; armored; as, a bulletproof vest; a bulletproof window.
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2. designed so as to be resistant to abuse or misuse and incapable of malfunction under normal use; as, a bulletproof computer program.
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3. so well thought out as to be resistant to criticism or certain to succeed; as, a bulletproof plan.
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