Found 3 items, similar to Board.
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badan, dewan, galar, karton, komisi, makanan, mondok, papan
English → English
n 1: a committee having supervisory powers; “the board has seven
2: a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; “he
nailed boards across the windows”
3: a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of
sizes and used for many purposes [syn: plank
4: a board on which information can be displayed to public view
[syn: display panel
, display board
5: a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for
board games; “he got out the board and set up the pieces”
6: food or meals in general; “she sets a fine table”
; “room and
7: electrical device consisting of an insulated panel
containing switches and dials and meters for controlling
other electrical devices; “he checked the instrument
; “suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree”
[syn: control panel
, instrument panel
, control board
8: a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots
in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
[syn: circuit board
, circuit card
9: a table at which meals are served; “he helped her clear the
; “a feast was spread upon the board”
[syn: dining table
v 1: get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.) [syn:
] [ant: get off
2: live and take one's meals at or in; “she rooms in an old
3: lodge and take meals (at)
4: provide food and lodging (for); “The old lady is boarding
English → English
(b[=o]rd), n. [OE. bord, AS. bord board,
shipboard; akin to bred plank, Icel. bor[eth] board, side of
a ship, Goth. f[=o]tu-baurd footstool, D. bord board, G.
brett, bort. See def. 8. [root]92.]
1. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length
and breadth as compared with the thickness, -- used for
Note: When sawed thick, as over one and a half or two inches,
it is usually called a plank.
2. A table to put food upon.
Note: The term board answers to the modern table, but it was
often movable, and placed on trestles. --Halliwell.
Fruit of all kinds . . .
She gathers, tribute large, and on the board
Heaps with unsparing hand. --Milton.
3. Hence: What is served on a table as food; stated meals;
provision; entertainment; -- usually as furnished for pay;
as, to work for one's board; the price of board.
4. A table at which a council or court is held. Hence: A
council, convened for business, or any authorized assembly
or meeting, public or private; a number of persons
appointed or elected to sit in council for the management
or direction of some public or private business or trust;
as, the Board of Admiralty; a board of trade; a board of
directors, trustees, commissioners, etc.
Both better acquainted with affairs than any other
who sat then at that board. --Clarendon.
We may judge from their letters to the board.
5. A square or oblong piece of thin wood or other material
used for some special purpose, as, a molding board; a
board or surface painted or arranged for a game; as, a
chessboard; a backgammon board.
6. Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers,
etc.; pasteboard; as, to bind a book in boards.
7. pl. The stage in a theater; as, to go upon the boards, to
enter upon the theatrical profession.
8. [In this use originally perh. a different word meaning
border, margin; cf. D. boord, G. bord, shipboard, and G.
borte trimming; also F. bord (fr. G.) the side of a ship.
.] The border or side of anything. (Naut.)
(a) The side of a ship. “Now board to board the rival
--Dryden. See On board
(b) The stretch which a ship makes in one tack.
Note: Board is much used adjectively or as the last part of a
compound; as, fir board, clapboard, floor board,
shipboard, sideboard, ironing board, chessboard,
cardboard, pasteboard, seaboard; board measure.
The American Board
, a shortened form of “The American
Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions”
missionary society of the American Congregational
Bed and board
. See under Bed
Board and board
(Naut.), side by side.
Board of control
, six privy councilors formerly appointed
to superintend the affairs of the British East Indies.
, a figured scale for finding without calculation
the number of square feet in a board. --Haldeman.
Board of trade
, in England, a committee of the privy
council appointed to superintend matters relating to
trade. In the United States, a body of men appointed for
the advancement and protection of their business
interests; a chamber of commerce.
(a) Food and lodging supplied as compensation for
services; as, to work hard, and get only board wages.
(b) Money wages which are barely sufficient to buy food
(c) A separate or special allowance of wages for the
procurement of food, or food and lodging. --Dryden.
By the board
, over the board, or side. “The mast went by
--Totten. Hence (Fig.),
To go by the board
, to suffer complete destruction or
To enter on the boards
, to have one's name inscribed on a
board or tablet in a college as a student. [Cambridge,
England.] “Having been entered on the boards of Trinity
To make a good board
(Naut.), to sail in a straight line
when close-hauled; to lose little to leeward.
To make short boards
, to tack frequently.
(a) On shipboard; in a ship or a boat; on board of; as, I
came on board early; to be on board ship.
(b) In or into a railway car or train. [Colloq. U. S.]
, a board empowered to canvass and make an
official statement of the votes cast at an election.
, v. t. [F. aborder. See Abord
, v. t.]
To approach; to accost; to address; hence, to woo. [Obs.]
I will board her, though she chide as loud
As thunder when the clouds in autumn crack. --Shak.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boarded
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house.
“The boarded hovel.”
2. [Cf. Board
to accost, and see Board
, n.] To go on
board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a
You board an enemy to capture her, and a stranger to
receive news or make a communication. --Totten.
3. To enter, as a railway car. [Colloq. U. S.]
4. To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings,
for compensation; to supply with daily meals.
5. To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's
horse at a livery stable.
(b[=o]rd), v. i.
To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for
compensation; as, he boards at the hotel.
We are several of us, gentlemen and ladies, who board
in the same house. --Spectator.