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Noun: board  bord
  1. A committee having supervisory powers
    "the board has seven members"
  2. A stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
    - plank
  3. A flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
    "he nailed boards across the windows"
  4. Food or meals in general
    "room and board";
    - table
  5. A vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
    - display panel, display board
  6. A table at which meals are served
    "a feast was spread upon the board";
    - dining table
  7. Electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"; "he checked the control board";
    - control panel, instrument panel, control board, panel
  8. A printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
    - circuit board, circuit card, card, plug-in, add-in
  9. A flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
    "he got out the board and set up the pieces";
    - gameboard
  10. Sheet of slate; for writing with chalk
    - blackboard, chalkboard [N. Amer]
Verb: board  bord
  1. Get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
    - get on
  2. Live and take one's meals at or in
    "she rooms in an old boarding house";
    - room
  3. Lodge and take meals (at)
  4. Provide food and lodging (for)
    "The old lady is boarding three men"

Sounds like: baud, bored

Derived forms: boards, boarding, boarded

Type of: cater, come in, commission, committee, display, dwell, electrical device, enter, fare, flat solid, get in, get into, go in, go into, habituate, inhabit, live, lumber, move into, ply, populate, printed circuit, provide, sheet, supply, surface, table, timber, use, video display

Encyclopedia: Board, Terry