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Verb
/bôrd/,
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boards, plural;
  1. Get on or into (a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle)
    • - we boarded the plane for Oslo
    • - they would not be able to board without a ticket
  2. (of an aircraft) Be ready for passengers to embark
    • - flight 172 to Istanbul is now boarding at gate 37
  3. Live and receive regular meals in a house in return for payment or services
    • - the cousins boarded for a while with Ruby
  4. (of a student) Live at school during the semester in return for payment

  5. Provide (a person or animal) with regular meals and somewhere to live in return for payment
    • - dogs may have to be boarded at kennels
  6. Cover or seal a window, storefront, or other structure with pieces of wood
    • - the shop was still boarded up
  7. Ride on a snowboard

Noun
  1. A long, thin, flat piece of wood or other hard material, used for floors or other building purposes
    • - loose boards creaked as I walked on them
    • - sections of board
  2. The stage of a theater

  3. A thin, flat, rectangular piece of wood or other stiff material used for various purposes, in particular

  4. A vertical surface on which to write or pin notices

  5. A horizontal surface on which to cut things, play games, or perform other activities

  6. A flat insulating sheet used as a mounting for an electronic circuit
    • - a graphics board
  7. The piece of equipment on which a person stands in surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and certain other sports

  8. The wooden structure surrounding an ice-hockey rink

  9. Pieces of thick stiff cardboard or, originally, wood used for book covers

  10. A group of people constituted as the decision-making body of an organization
    • - he sits on the board of directors
    • - the Federal Reserve Board
    • - a board meeting
  11. The provision of regular meals when one stays somewhere, in return for payment or services
    • - your room and board will be free
  12. A table set for a meal

  13. A distance covered by a vessel in a single tack


  1. a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
  2. get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  3. a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
  4. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
  5. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
  6. lodge and take meals (at)
  7. In the card game bridge, a duplicate board is an item of equipment that holds one deal, or one deck of 52 cards distributed in four hands of 13 cards each. The design permits the entire deal or four hands to be passed, carried or stacked securely with the cards hidden from view. ...
  8. The board-foot is a specialized unit of measure for the volume of lumber in the United States and Canada. It is the volume of a one-foot length of a board one foot wide and one inch thick.
  9. A relatively long, wide and thin piece of sawn wood or similar material, usually intended for use in construction; A device (e.g. ...
  10. (boards) Yard lumber less than 2 inches thick and 2 or more inches wide.
  11. (BOARDS) Term for Posters and Bulletins.
  12. (Boards) The wooden and glass walls that surround the rink.
  13. (BOARDS) The front and back covers of a hardcover book.
  14. (Boards) Any one of 39 individual strips of wood pieced together to comprise the surface of the lane.
  15. (Boards) Term applied to a paper above an accepted weight. The accepted cross-over point from paper to boards varies but in general would be around 180gsm. Below this weight are papers above this weight would be boards.
  16. (Boards) Speed brakes. — "Pop your boards to force an overshoot."
  17. (boards) An enclosure of wood or fiberglass, 3 ½ to 4 feet high, that surrounds the rink.
  18. Boards are the inside supports for the stiff covers at the front and back of a book. Pasteboards covered with leather was common in the Islamic world, though lacquered papier-mâché were frequently used in Persia from the sixteenth-century onwards.
  19. (BOARDS) The material used to stiffen the covers of a casebound book.
  20. (Boards) A fibreglass barrier, white in colour, that surrounds the rink. The boards measure not less than four feet in height and are topped by Plexiglass that protect spectators from flying pucks.
  21. (Boards) An abbreviation for floor boards.
  22. (Boards) Another term for skis.
  23. (Boards) Are of various kinds, each denoting the work it is intended for, such as pressing boards, backing, cutting, burnishing, gilding, etc.
  24. (Boards) A term for paper over a certain weight which is generally around 180gsm.
  25. (Boards) Short for state boards, or quarterly state-wide Jaycee meetings. Contact the State Director if you are interested in attending a state function.