Definitions for board

Definitions for (noun) board

Main entry: board

Definition: a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose

Usage: he nailed boards across the windows

Main entry: board, gameboard

Definition: a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games

Usage: he got out the board and set up the pieces

Main entry: plug-in, add-in, circuit board, circuit card, board, card

Definition: a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

Main entry: control board, control panel, panel, instrument panel, board

Definition: electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices

Usage: he checked the instrument panel; suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree

Main entry: dining table, board

Definition: a table at which meals are served

Usage: he helped her clear the dining table; a feast was spread upon the board

Main entry: display board, display panel, board

Definition: a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view

Main entry: board, table

Definition: food or meals in general

Usage: she sets a fine table; room and board

Main entry: board

Definition: a committee having supervisory powers

Usage: the board has seven members

Main entry: plank, board

Definition: a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

Definitions for (verb) board

Main entry: board

Definition: provide food and lodging (for)

Usage: The old lady is boarding three men

Main entry: board

Definition: lodge and take meals (at)

Main entry: board, get on

Definition: get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

Main entry: room, board

Definition: live and take one's meals at or in

Usage: she rooms in an old boarding house

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