anonymous
Refers to an author of a message that is unknown. On some BBS's you are allowed to post anonymous messages so that others won't know who you are. The SysOp usually can find out who the author is, however.

Dictionary of telecommunications. . 2000.

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  • Anonymous — may refer to:*Anonymity, a person whose name and other personally identifiable information is not known. **Anonymous work, art or literature, that have an anonymous, undisclosed, or unknown creator or author. *Anonymous (group), the collective… …   Wikipedia

  • Anonymous IV — is the designation given to the writer of an important treatise of medieval music theory. [Richard Taruskin, in the Oxford History of Western Music has insisted that the designation apply only to the treatise and not to the author. However,… …   Wikipedia

  • Anonymous IV — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Anonymous 4 es también el nombre de un cuarteto de voces femeninas a capella. Se conoce con el nombre de Anonymous IV (anónimo 4) a un estudiante inglés que trabajó en la Catedral Notre Dame de París probablemente en …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Anonymous 4 — is a female a cappella quartet, based in New York City. Their main performance genre is medieval music, although they have also premiered works by living composers such as John Tavener and Steve Reich. The group currently comprises Marsha… …   Wikipedia

  • Anonymous — (englisch: anonym, namenlos, ungenannt) bezeichnet: Anonymous (Band), Punk Rock Band aus Andorra Anonymous (Kollektiv), weltweit operierendes Kollektiv Anonymous, Originaltitel eines deutschen Historienfilms von Roland Emmerich, siehe Anonymus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • anonymous — • She sits in an anonymous hotel lobby in central London having fled Russia to seek political asylum in Britain Independent, 2007. Anonymous is so widely used in its extended meaning ‘having no distinguishing or remarkable features’, making it a… …   Modern English usage

  • Anonymous — A*non y*mous, a. [Gr. ? without name; an priv. + ?, Eol. for ? name. See {Name}.] Nameless; of unknown name; also, of unknown or unavowed authorship; as, an anonymous benefactor; an anonymous pamphlet or letter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anonymous — I adjective authorless, bearing no name, having no acknowledged name, incognito, innominate, nameless, of unknown authorship, secret, sine nomine, unacknowledged, unclaimed, undesignated, unidentified, unknown, unnamed, unsigned, unspecified,… …   Law dictionary

  • anonymous — (adj.) c.1600, from L.L. anonymus, from Gk. anonymos without a name, from an without (see AN (Cf. an ) (1)) + onyma, Æolic dialectal form of onoma name (see NAME (Cf. name)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anonymous — [adj] unknown, usually by choice bearding*, incognito, innominate, Jane/John Doe*, nameless, pseudo, pseudonymous, secret, so and so*, such and such*, unacknowledged, unattested, unavowed, unclaimed, uncredited, undesignated, undisclosed,… …   New thesaurus

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