1: a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
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" [syn: gameboard]
6: food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board" [syn: table]
7: electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing 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, 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, card]
9: a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board" [syn: dining table]
1: get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.) [syn: get on] [ant: get off]
2: live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house" [syn: room]
3: lodge and take meals (at)
4: provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
Adjacent words: B.O. | bo tree | boa | boa constrictor | Boann | boar | boar thistle | board | board foot | board game | board measure | board meeting | board member | board of appeals | board of directors | board of education