Definitions for "Bourne Shell"
Keywords:  steven, unix, shell, bell, bin
UNIX machines typically have one native command interpreter or shell. On many machines, this is the Bourne shell, named after S.R. Bourne in 1975. The Bourne shell is part of the standard configuration for everv flavor of UNIX.
the original Unix command shell written by a Mr. Bourne
A UNIX Shell. A shell is the outermost layer of a program. Shell is another term for user interface.