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dash·board

 (dăsh′bôrd′)
n.
1. A panel under the windshield of a vehicle, containing indicator dials, compartments, and sometimes control instruments.
2. A panel at the front of a horse-drawn vehicle that projects up to protect the riders from mud, water, or snow kicked up by the horse or horses.
3. A user interface on a computer display that presents constantly updated information, such as processing speed, in a format that resembles the dashboard of a vehicle.

dashboard

(ˈdæʃˌbɔːd)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called (Brit): fascia the instrument panel in a car, boat, or aircraft. Sometimes shortened to: dash
2. (Automotive Engineering) obsolete a board at the side of a carriage or boat to protect against splashing
3. commerce a document presenting the most significant information about a subject on a single page

dash•board

(ˈdæʃˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
1. the instrument panel of an automotive vehicle.
2. a board at the front of an open carriage to deflect mud or dirt.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dashboard - protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.dashboard - protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
vehicle - a conveyance that transports people or objects
2.dashboard - instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
control board, control panel, instrument panel, board, panel - 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"
Translations
لَوْحَةُ أجْهِزَةِ القياس في السَّيّارَهلَوْحَةُ القِيَادَة
palubní deskapalubní/přístrojová deskapřístrojová deska
instrumentbræt
kojelauta
ploča s instrumentima
műszerfal
mælaborî
ダッシュボード
계기판
prietaisų skydas
panelis
prístrojový/palubný panel
instrumentpanel
แผงหน้าปัดรถยนต์
gösterge tablosukontrol paneli
bảng đồng hồ xe ô tô

dashboard

[ˈdæʃbɔːd] N (Aut) → salpicadero m

dashboard

[ˈdæʃbɔːrd] n [car] → tableau m de bord

dashboard

dashboard

[ˈdæʃˌbɔːd] n (Aut) → cruscotto

dashboard

(ˈdӕʃboːd) noun
a board etc with dials, switches etc in front of the driver's seat in a car.

dashboard

لَوْحَةُ القِيَادَة přístrojová deska instrumentbræt Armaturenbrett πίνακας οργάνων salpicadero kojelauta tableau de bord ploča s instrumentima cruscotto ダッシュボード 계기판 dashboard dashbord deska rozdzielcza painel de instrumentos приборная панель instrumentpanel แผงหน้าปัดรถยนต์ gösterge tablosu bảng đồng hồ xe ô tô 仪表盘
References in classic literature ?
In a sleigh drawn by two gray trotting-horses that were bespattering the dashboard with snow, Anatole and his constant companion Makarin dashed past.
The hills were many, and the reins lay loosely in his hands as he lolled back in his seat and extended one foot and leg luxuriously over the dashboard.
He put the whip back in its socket, took his foot from the dashboard, pushed his hat back, blew his quid of tobacco into the road, and having thus cleared his mental decks for action, he took his first good look at the passenger, a look which she met with a grave, childlike stare of friendly curiosity.
Jim did not make a mile a minute; but almost before they were aware of it he drew up at the foot of the mountain, so suddenly that the Wizard and Zeb both sailed over the dashboard and landed in the soft grass--where they rolled over several times before they stopped.
Dorothy readily agreed, so the Yellow Hen flew up and perched herself upon the dashboard.
He glanced at the little clock on the dashboard opposite to him.
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