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board

 (bôrd)
n.
1.
a. A long flat slab of sawed lumber; a plank.
b. A long flat slab of another material, used as a structural member.
2. A flat, rigid, often rectangular piece of material used as a surface upon which to work: a cutting board; an ironing board.
3. A flat piece of rigid material designed to display information, especially:
a. A blackboard.
b. A bulletin board.
c. A scoreboard.
d. A toteboard.
4. Sports
a. A flat piece of material designed or equipped to be ridden as a sport, especially a snowboard, skateboard, or surfboard.
b. A diving board.
c. A backboard.
5. A flat, rigid piece of material on which a game is played, such as a checkerboard or chessboard.
6.
a. A table at which official meetings are held; a council table.
b. An organized body of administrators or investigators: a board of trustees; a board of directors.
7.
a. A table, especially one set for serving food.
b. Food or meals considered as a whole: board and lodging.
8. boards
a. Sports The wooden structure enclosing an area for skating, such as the ice on which hockey is played, or enclosing a playing area, as for indoor soccer.
b. A theater stage.
9. Basketball A rebound.
10.
a. An electrical-equipment panel.
b. Computers A circuit board.
11. Nautical
a. The side of a ship.
b. A leeboard.
c. A centerboard.
12. Obsolete A border or edge.
v. board·ed, board·ing, boards
v.tr.
1. To cover or close with boards: board up a broken window.
2.
a. To furnish with meals in return for pay.
b. To house where board is furnished: board a horse at a stable.
3.
a. To enter or go aboard (a vehicle or ship).
b. To allow (passengers) on board.
c. Nautical To come alongside (a ship).
4. Sports To force (an opposing hockey player) into the boards with a body check.
5. Obsolete To approach.
v.intr.
1. To receive meals or food and lodging as a paying customer.
2. Sports To use a snowboard, skateboard, surfboard, or similar item.
Idioms:
across the board
So as to affect or include all people, classes, or categories: raised taxes across the board.
on board
1. Aboard.
2. Ready to participate or be included; amenable: The entire class was on board for the excursion to the park.

[Middle English bord, from Old English.]

boarding

(ˈbɔːdɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) a structure of boards, such as a floor or fence
2. (Building) timber boards collectively
3.
a. the act of embarking on an aircraft, train, ship, etc
b. (as modifier): a boarding pass.
4. (Tanning) a process used in tanning to accentuate the natural grain of hides, in which the surface of a softened leather is lightly creased by folding grain to grain and the fold is worked to and fro across the leather

Boarding

 boards collectively, 1552; planks joined together.

boarding

Forcing an opponent into the boards at the edge of the rink.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boarding - the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraftboarding - the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
2.boarding - a structure of boards
boards - the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink
flashboard, flashboarding - boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
Translations

boarding

[ˈbɔːdɪŋ]
A. Nentablado m
B. CPD boarding card Ntarjeta f de embarque, pase m de embarque (LAm)
boarding house Npensión f, casa f de huéspedes, residencial f (S. Cone)
boarding party Npelotón m de abordaje
boarding pass N = boarding card boarding school Ninternado m

boarding

[ˈbɔːrdɪŋ]
n
(at school)internat m
(= wood) → planches fpl
modif (SCHOOL) [fees] → de pensionboarding card ncarte f d'embarquementboarding house npension f (de famille)boarding party nsection f d'abordageboarding pass n (British)carte f d'embarquementboarding school ninternat m, pensionnat m
I go to boarding school → Je suis en pensionnat or internat.board meeting nréunion f du conseil d'administrationboard member n (= member of board of directors) → membre m du conseil d'administrationboard of directors nconseil m d'administrationboard of education n (US)conseil m d'établissementboard of inquiry ncommission f d'enquête

boarding

:
boarding card
nBordkarte f
boarding house
n
Pension f
(Sch) → Wohngebäude nteines Internats
boarding kennel
nHundepension f, → Tierpension ffür Hunde
boarding party
n (Naut) → Enterkommando nt
boarding pass
nBordkarte f
boarding school
nInternat nt

boarding

[ˈbɔːdɪŋ] n
a. (floor) → impiantito (di legno); (fence) → recinzione f di legno
b. (of ship, plane) → imbarco
References in classic literature ?
My dear, go out to service in that great boarding house
The owners of his ship, it seems, had lent him one, in which to carry his heavy chest to his boarding house.
Pocket, with the normal perplexity of his face heightened and his hair rumpled, looked at them for some minutes, as if he couldn't make out how they came to be boarding and lodging in that establishment, and why they hadn't been billeted by Nature on somebody else.