HyperDic: board

English > 13 senses of the word board:
NOUNgroupboarda committee having supervisory powers
substanceboard, planka stout length of sawn timber
artifactboarda flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
foodboard, tablefood or meals / meals in general
artifactboard, display panel, display boarda vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
artifactboard, dining tablea table at which meals are served
artifactboard, control panel, instrument panel, control board, panelelectrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
artifactboard, circuit board, circuit card, card, plug-in, add-ina printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
artifactboard, gameboarda flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
VERBmotionboard, get onget on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
stativeboard, roomlive and take one's meals at or in
consumptionboardlodge and take meals (at)
consumptionboardprovide food and lodging (for)
board > pronunciation
Soundsbao'rd
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > board: 13 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA committee having supervisory powers.
Example"the board has seven members"
Membersboard memberA member of a governing board
directorMember of a board of directors
NarrowerFederal Reserve BoardThe seven-member board governing the Federal Reserve System
advisory board, planning boardA board appointed to advise the chief administrator / administrator
appeal board, appeals board, board of appealsA board of officials that are not judicial but are appointed to hear appeals
board of selectmenA board of officials elected to administer the public business of a New England town
directorate, board of directorsA group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution
draft boardA board to select personnel for involuntary military service
governing boardA board that manages the affairs of an institution
school board, board of educationA board in charge of local public schools
zoning boardA board of officials who divide an area into zones that are subject to different restrictions
Broadercommittee, commissionA special group delegated to consider some matter
Spanishburó, comité, consejo, junta
Catalancomitè, consell, junta
English > board: 13 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes.
Synonymplank
PartsknotA hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
knotholeA hole in a board where a knot came out
Narrowerchipboard, hardboardA cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin
dealA plank of softwood (fir or pine / pine board)
matchboardA board that has a groove cut into one edge and a tongue cut into the other so they fit tightly together (as in a floor)
skidOne of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
wale, strakeThick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
Broaderlumber, timberThe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
Spanishtabla, tablero, tablón
Catalanpost, taula, tauler
English > board: 13 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA flat piece of material designed for a special purpose.
Example"he nailed boards across the windows"
NarroweraquaplaneA board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the water
breadboard, bread boardA wooden or plastic board on which dough is kneaded or bread is sliced
bulletin board, notice boardA board / board that hangs on a wall
chopping board, cutting boardA wooden board where meats or vegetables can be cut
drafting board, drawing boardA smooth board on which paper is placed for making drawings
drainboard, draining boardA board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink
floorboard, floor boardA board / board in the floor
ironing boardNarrow padded board on collapsible supports
kneelerA board (sometimes cushioned) for someone to kneel on
mortarboard, hawkA square board with a handle underneath
palette, palletboard that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used
planchetteA triangular board supported on casters
scoreboardA large board / board for displaying the score of a contest (and some other information)
sideboardA board that forms part of the side of a bed or crib
sideboardA removable board fitted on the side / side of a wagon to increase its capacity
skateboardA board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
snowboardA board that resembles a broad ski or a small surfboard
springboardA flexible board for jumping upward
surfboardA narrow buoyant board for riding surf
trencherA wooden board or platter on which food is served or carved
wake board, wakeboardA buoyant board (resembling a surfboard) that is used to ride over water while being pulled behind a motorboat
wallboard, drywall, dry wallA wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions
workboard, work-boardA horizontal board that provides a supported surface for manual / manual work
Broadersheet, flat solidA flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
Spanishplancha, tabla, tablero
Catalanpost, taula, tauler
English > board: 13 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningFood or meals / meals in general.
Example "room and board"
Synonymtable
Narrowertraining tableplanned meals / meals for athletes in training (usually served in a mess hall)
BroaderfareThe food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
Spanishcocina, mesa
Catalancuina, taula
Verbsboardprovide food and lodging (for)
boardlodge and take meals (at)
boardlive and take one's meals at or in
English > board: 13 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view.
Synonymsdisplay panel, display board
Narrowerbig boardThe large display board at the New York Stock Exchange that reports on stocks traded on the exchange
Broaderdisplay, video displayAn electronic device that represents information in visual form
Spanishcartelera, pantalla
English > board: 13 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA table at which meals are served.
Example "a feast was spread upon the board"
Synonymdining table
Narrowerdining-room tabledining-room furniture consisting of a table on which meals can be served
dinner tableThe dining table where dinner is served and eaten
high tableA dining table in a dining-hall raised on a platform
refectory tableA long narrow dining table supported by a stretcher between two trestles
tricliniumA dining table with couches along three sides in ancient Rome
BroadertableA piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it
Spanishmesa de comedor, mesa
Catalantaula de menjador
Verbsboardprovide food and lodging (for)
boardlodge and take meals (at)
boardlive and take one's meals at or in
English > board: 13 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaningelectrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices.
Example "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
Synonymscontrol panel, instrument panel, control board, panel
Partsidiot lightA colored warning light on an instrument panel (as for low oil pressure)
Narrowerdashboard, fasciainstrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishcónsola, cuadro de mandos, panel de control, tablero
Catalanquadre de comandament, tauler
English > board: 13 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities.
Synonymscircuit board, circuit card, card, plug-in, add-in
NarrowerCPU board, mother boardThe main circuit board for a computer
PC boardA removable circuit board for a personal computer
Broaderprinted circuitcomputer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly
Spanishplaca, plug-in, tarjeta de expansión, tarjeta
Catalancomplement, plug-in, targeta de circuit imprès, targeta d'expansió
English > board: 13 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games.
Example"he got out the board and set up the pieces"
Synonymgameboard
NarrowerOuija, Ouija boardA board with the alphabet on it
backgammon boardThe board on which backgammon is played
checkerboard, checker boardA board having 64 squares of two alternating colors
cribbage boardA board with pegs and regularly spaced holes for holding the pegs
dartboard, dart boardA circular board of wood or cork used as the target in the game / game of darts
go boardA board used for playing go
monopoly boardA board used for playing monopoly
pegboardA board perforated with regularly spaced holes into which pegs can be fitted
punchboardA small board full of holes
BroadersurfaceThe outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
Spanishtablero
Catalantauler
English > board: 13 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningGet on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymget on
Narrowercatchreach in time
embark, shipgo on board
entrainboard a train
Broaderenter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move intoTo come or go into
Oppositeget offLeave a vehicle, aircraft, etc.
Spanishabordar, embarcar, montar, subirse a
Catalanembarcar, pujar a
Nounsboardersomeone who forces their way aboard ship
English > board: 13 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningLive and take one's meals at or in.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"she rooms in an old boarding house"
Synonymroom
Broaderpopulate, dwell, live, inhabitInhabit or live in
Spanishalojarse, embarcar
Catalanembarcar
Nounsboarda table at which meals are served
boardfood or meals / meals in general
boardera pupil / pupil who lives at school during term time
English > board: 13 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaninglodge and take meals (at) .
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Entailsconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
BroaderliveLead a certain kind of life
Similar toboardProvide food and lodging (for)
Spanishalojarse, embarcar, hospedar
Catalanembarcar
Nounsboarda table at which meals are served
boardfood or meals / meals in general
boardera tenant / tenant in someone's house
boardera pupil / pupil who lives at school during term time
English > board: 13 senses > verb 4, consumption
MeaningProvide food and lodging (for).
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The old lady is boarding three men"
Entailsfeed, giveGive food to
Narrowerlive in, sleep inLive in the house where one works
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Similar toboardlodge and take meals (at)
Spanishalojar, entablar
Nounsboarda table at which meals are served
boardfood or meals / meals in general

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