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    board - Dictionary definition and meaning for word board

    Definition
    (noun) a committee having supervisory powers
    Example Sentence
    • the board has seven members
    Definition
    (noun) a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    Synonyms : plank
    Definition
    (noun) a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
    Example Sentence
    • he nailed boards across the windows
    Definition
    (noun) food or meals in general
    Synonyms : table
    Example Sentence
    • she sets a fine table
    • room and board
    Definition
    (noun) a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view Definition
    (noun) a table at which meals are served
    Synonyms : dining table
    Example Sentence
    • he helped her clear the dining table
    • a feast was spread upon the board
    Definition
    (noun) electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    Example Sentence
    • he checked the instrument panel
    • suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree
    Definition
    (noun) a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities Definition
    (noun) a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
    Synonyms : gameboard
    Example Sentence
    • he got out the board and set up the pieces
    Definition
    (verb) get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
    Synonyms : get on
    Definition
    (verb) live and take one's meals at or in
    Synonyms : room
    Example Sentence
    • she rooms in an old boarding house
    Definition
    (verb) lodge and take meals (at) Definition
    (verb) provide food and lodging (for)
    Example Sentence
    • The old lady is boarding three men
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