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  • 1 Board — (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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 board — n often cap 1 a: a group of individuals having managerial, supervisory, investigatory, or advisory powers over a public or private business, trust, or other organization or institution Board of Regents Board of Bar Overseers …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 board — [bôrd] n. [ME & OE bord, a plank, flat surface (nautical senses via OFr bord, side of a ship < Frank * bord, akin to OE bord) < IE * bhr̥dho , board < * bheredh < base * bher , to cut] 1. a long, broad, flat piece of sawed wood ready… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Board — may refer to: *Board, a piece of lumber, or other rigid material made of wood, milled or sawn flat *Surfboard, skateboard, or snowboard (often made of fibreglass) *Board of directors or a similar governing or advisory committee *Mixing console,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 Board — Board, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boarding}.] 1. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house. The boarded hovel. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. {Board} to accost, and see {Board}, n.] To go on board of, or enter,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 board — ► NOUN 1) a long, thin, flat piece of wood used in building. 2) a thin, flat, rectangular piece of stiff material used for various purposes. 3) the decision making body of an organization. 4) the provision of regular meals in return for payment.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Board — (von engl. board – Brett) steht für: Board Cards, die Gemeinschaftskarten in den Pokervarianten Texas Hold em und Omaha Hold em, die alle Spieler nutzen können Board of Directors, das Leitungs und Kontrollgremium eines Unternehmens im anglo… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 8 board — [n1] piece of wood lath, panel, plank, slat, strip, timber; concept 479 board [n2] meal daily bread*, eats*, fare, food, keep*, mess, provisions, victuals; concept 459 board [n3] group of advisers advisers, advisory group, brass, cabinet, com …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 Board — Board, v. t. [F. aborder. See {Abord}, v. t.] To approach; to accost; to address; hence, to woo. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I will board her, though she chide as loud As thunder when the clouds in autumn crack. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Board — (b[=o]rd), v. i. To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation; as, he boards at the hotel. [1913 Webster] We are several of us, gentlemen and ladies, who board in the same house. Spectator. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 board|y — «BR dee, BOHR », adjective, board|i|er, board|i|est. Informal. stiff …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 Board — 〈 [bɔ:(r)d] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 1. 〈umg.; kurz für〉 Skateboard, Surf , Snowboard 2. 〈Sport; Squash〉 Playboard, die Fehlerzone an der Frontwand; Syn. Tin 3. 〈Wirtsch.〉 Führungsgremium, Aufsichtsrat einer Firma od. eines Konzerns, der über die… …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 13 Board — [bɔ:d] das; s, s <aus engl. board »Brett; Tisch«>: 1. Kurzform für: Snowboard, Surfboard. 2. a) Behörde, Gericht, Ausschuss; b) (auch der) für die Leitung u. Kontrolle eines [internationalen] Unternehmens zuständiges Gremium (Wirtsch.) …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 14 board|er — «BR duhr, BOHR », noun. 1. a person who pays for meals, or for room and meals, at another s house. 2. one of the men assigned to go on board an enemy ship: »The boarders fought their way to the bridge. 3. a pupil residing in a boarding school …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Board — (engl., spr. Bohrd), 1) Tisch, Tafel daher Boardingshouse (spr. Bohrdingshaus), ein Speisehaus; 2) Collegium, Behörde, daher z. B B. of control (spr. B. of Kontrol), Behörde, welche 1784, beidervon Pitt durchgesetzten veränderten Verfassung der… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Board — (engl., spr. bōrd), eigentlich Tisch, Tafel, daher Boarding house, eine Pension, wo man wohnt und ißt; dann auch Bezeichnung eines Kollegiums, einer Behörde, daher z. B. B. of control, von 1784–1858 die oberste Instanz in politischen,… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Board — (engl., spr. bohrd), Tisch, Tafel; kollegialische Behörde, z.B. B. of trade (spr. trehd), Handelsamt; B. of arbitration and conciliation (spr. trehsch n änd konßĭlĭehsch n), Einigungsamt. Boarding house (spr. bohrding haus), Kosthaus, Pension …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Board — (engl. Bohrd), Tisch, Tafel; Gerichtstafel, Amt; Boardinghouse (Bohrdinghaus), Kosthaus …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 19 board — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} consiglio, comitato spec. direttivo di un ente, un azienda o sim. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1977 …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 20 board — (angl.) [pron. bord] s. n., pl. boarduri Trimis de Laura ana, 06.12.2007. Sursa: DOOM 2 …

    Dicționar Român


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