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Definitions of board:
  • noun:   a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
    Example: "He nailed boards across the windows"
  • noun:   a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
    Example: "He got out the board and set up the pieces"
  • noun:   food or meals in general
    Example: "Room and board"
  • noun:   a committee having supervisory powers
    Example: "The board has seven members"
  • noun:   a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
  • noun:   a table at which meals are served
    Example: "A feast was spread upon the board"
  • noun:   a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
  • noun:   a board on which information can be displayed to public view
  • noun:   electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    Example: "Suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
  • verb:   live and take one's meals at or in
    Example: "She rooms in an old boarding house"
  • verb:   provide food and lodging (for)
    Example: "The old lady is boarding three men"
  • verb:   lodge and take meals (at)
  • verb:   get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #7227)

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