board

phonetic symbol: / bɔ́rd / 

board - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
e.g.)
・he nailed boards across the windows

[ noun ]
■ a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
e.g.)
・he got out the board and set up the pieces
gameboard

[ noun ]
■ a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
add-in , card , circuit board , circuit card , plug-in

[ noun ]
■ electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
e.g.)
・suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree
control board , control panel , instrument panel , panel

[ noun ]
■ a table at which meals are served
e.g.)
・a feast was spread upon the board
dining table

[ noun ]
■ a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
display board , display panel

[ noun ]
■ food or meals in general
e.g.)
・room and board
table

[ noun ]
■ a committee having supervisory powers
e.g.)
・the board has seven members

[ noun ]
■ a stout length of sawn timber
■ made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
plank

[ verb ]
■ provide food and lodging (for)
e.g.)
・The old lady is boarding three men

[ verb ]
■ lodge and take meals (at)

[ verb ]
■ get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
get on

[ verb ]
■ live and take one's meals at or in
e.g.)
・she rooms in an old boarding house
room

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