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Meaning of board

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven
      2: a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of
         sizes and used for many purposes [syn: {board}, {plank}]
      3: a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he
         nailed boards across the windows"
      4: food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and
         board" [syn: {board}, {table}]
      5: a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to
         public view [syn: {display panel}, {display board}, {board}]
      6: a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the
         dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board" [syn:
         {dining table}, {board}]
      7: electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that
         contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other
         electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel";
         "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree" [syn:
         {control panel}, {instrument panel}, {control board},
         {board}, {panel}]
      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}, {board}, {card}, {plug-in},
      9: a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for
         board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
         [syn: {board}, {gameboard}]
      v 1: get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
           [syn: {board}, {get on}] [ant: {get off}]
      2: live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old
         boarding house" [syn: {board}, {room}]
      3: lodge and take meals (at)
      4: provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding
         three men"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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