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flash·board

 (flăsh′bôrd′)
n.
A board or structure of boards extending above a dam to increase its capacity.

flashboard

(ˈflæʃˌbɔːd)
n
(Civil Engineering) a board or boarding that is placed along the top of a dam to increase its height and capacity. Also called: stop log or stop plank
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Noun1.flashboard - boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height
boarding - a structure of boards
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