Definition of bord
1. board [ n ] a committee having supervisory powers
Examples: "the board has seven members"
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Money for its construction will be sought later_on but in_the_meantime the State_Hospital board can accept gifts and donations of a site .
Under Formby 's plan , an appointee would be selected by a board composed of the governor , lieutenant_governor , speaker of the House , attorney_general and chief_justice of the Texas_Supreme_Court .Synonyms board Related Terms committee appeal_board directorate school_board draft_board governing_board board_of_selectmen Federal_Reserve_Board advisory_board zoning_board director board_member
2. board [ n ] a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
Examples: "he nailed boards across the windows"
(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
His head hung over the boards of Katie 's stall ; before it was sprawled the mangled corpse of the bearded stranger .Synonyms board Related Terms sheet floorboard scoreboard sideboard palette drafting_board workboard springboard ironing_board mortarboard chopping_board trencher wakeboard kneeler breadboard skateboard planchette surfboard drainboard sideboard bulletin_board aquaplane
3. board [ n ] a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposesUsed in print:
(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
Alley fences were made of solid boards higher than one 's head , but not so high as the golden_glow in a corner or the hollyhocks that grew in a line against them .
(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)
The first one or two roof boards ( marked `` E '' in fig. 6 ) are slipped into place across the roof beams , from outside the shelter .
These boards are nailed to the roof beams by reaching up through the open space between the beams , from inside the shelter .
Concrete blocks are passed between the beams and put on the boards .
The last roof boards are covered with blocks from outside the shelter .Synonyms board plank Related Terms lumber chipboard wale matchboard deal skid knot knothole plank
4. board [ n ] a board on which information can be displayed to public viewSynonyms board display_board display_panel Related Terms display big_board
5. board [ n ] a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
Examples: "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
6. board [ v ] get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)Used in print:
(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
She usually wore weeds , and a stranger watching her board a train might have guessed that Mr._Pastern was dead , but Mr._Pastern was far from dead .Synonyms board get_on Related Terms get_off go_in enter catch embark entrain entrain boarder
7. board [ n ] food or meals in general
Examples: "she sets a fine table" "room and board"
8. board [ n ] electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
Examples: "he checked the instrument panel" "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
9. board [ n ] a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilitiesSynonyms board circuit_card card circuit_board Related Terms printed_circuit PC_board CPU_board
10. board [ v ] live and take one's meals at or in
Examples: "she rooms in an old boarding house"
(The Providence Journal...)
This is in contrast to the family with whom he boards .
(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)
It was arranged that he would board in the home of one of the old members of the church , a woman named Catt who , as Wilson afterward found , was briefly referred to as The_Cat because of her sharp_tongue and fierce initiative .Synonyms board room Related Terms dwell room dining_table boarder
11. board [ n ] a table at which meals are served
Examples: "he helped her clear the dining table" "a feast was spread upon the board"
12. board [ v ] lodge and take meals (at)Synonyms board Related Terms use dining_table boarder lodger consume
13. Board [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7227Synonyms Board
14. board [ v ] provide food and lodging (for)
Examples: "The old lady is boarding three men"
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