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4 definitions found
 for BSD
From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  BSD
         Berkeley System / Software Distribution (manufacturer, Unix, OS)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  BSD
         Blind Spot Detection (car)
         

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  BSD
   /B?S?D/, n.
  
      [abbreviation for ?Berkeley Software Distribution?] a family of Unix
      versions for the DEC VAX and PDP-11 developed by Bill Joy and others
      at Berzerkeley starting around 1977, incorporating paged virtual memory,
      TCP/IP networking enhancements, and many other features. The BSD versions
      (4.1, 4.2, and 4.3) and the commercial versions derived from them (SunOS,
      ULTRIX, and Mt. Xinu) held the technical lead in the Unix world until AT&
      T's successful standardization efforts after about 1986; descendants
      including Free/Open/NetBSD, BSD/OS and MacOS X are still widely popular.
      Note that BSD versions going back to 2.9 are often referred to by their
      version numbers alone, without the BSD prefix. See also Unix.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Berkeley Software Distribution
  4.2BSD
  4.3BSD
  Berkeley 4.2
  Berkeley Unix
  BSD
  BSD Unix
  
      (BSD) A family of Unix versions developed
     by Bill Joy and others at the University of California at
     Berkeley, originally for the DEC VAX and PDP-11
     computers, and subsequently ported to almost all modern
     general-purpose computers.  BSD Unix incorporates paged
     virtual memory, TCP/IP networking enhancements and many
     other features.
  
     BSD UNIX 4.0 was released on 1980-10-19.  The BSD versions
     (4.1, 4.2, and 4.3) and the commercial versions derived from
     them ({SunOS, ULTRIX, Mt. Xinu, Dynix) held the
     technical lead in the Unix world until AT&T's successful
     standardisation efforts after about 1986, and are still widely
     popular.
  
     See also Berzerkeley, USG Unix.
  
     (2005-01-20)
  

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