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floor·board

 (flôr′bôrd′)
n.
1. A board in a floor.
2. The floor of a motor vehicle.

floorboard

(ˈflɔːˌbɔːd)
n
(Building) one of the boards forming a floor

floor•board

(ˈflɔrˌbɔrd, ˈfloʊrˌboʊrd)

n.
1. any of the boards composing a floor.
2. the floor of an automotive vehicle.
v.t.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.floorboard - a board in the floorfloorboard - a board in the floor      
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
2.floorboard - the floor of an automobile
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
floor, flooring - the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
Translations
لوْح حشب الأرضِيَّه أو المصْطَبَه
podlahové prkno
gulvbræt
padlódeszka
gólffjöl
podlahová doska
döşeme/taban tahtası

floorboard

[ˈflɔːbɔːd] Ntabla f del suelo

floorboard

[ˈflɔːrbɔːrd] nplanche f (de plancher)floor covering nrevêtement m de solfloor cushion ncoussin m de sol, gros coussin m

floorboard

[ˈflɔːˌbɔːd] nasse f di pavimento

floor

(floː) noun
1. the surface in a room etc on which one stands or walks.
2. all the rooms on the same level in a building. My office is on the third floor.
verb
1. to make or cover a floor. We've floored the kitchen with plastic tiles.
2. to knock down. He floored him with a powerful blow.
be floored
1. be completely surprised or shocked. We were completely floored by his behavior.
2. to have a floor of. Our bathroom is floored with ceramic tiles.
-floored
having a floor or floors (of a particular kind). a stone-floored kitchen.
ˈfloorboard noun
one of the narrow boards used to make a floor.
ˈflooring noun
material for making or covering floors.
References in classic literature ?
Overhead, as she sat, she could now hear the floorboards slightly creak, as if some one were walking about, and presently the movement was explained by the rustle of garments against the banisters, the opening and the closing of the front door, and the form of Tess passing to the gate on her way into the street.
The outline of the floorboards shows through the carpet.
Now that the carpet has flattened out, the shape of old floorboards can be seen through it on the original part.
WORKERS renovating Buckingham Palace unearth vintage cigarette packs and a 130-year-old newspaper cutting as they take up floorboards.
If your home has original floorboards, sanding and varnishing or staining them should add value and create a lovely, hardwearing feature.
Both solid wood and engineered wood are now widely available in tongue-and-groove boards that click together which is particularly easy for DIYers to fit and some engineered wood has a wonderful woodgrain texture that's even better than original floorboards.
THE remains of at least six bodies have been found under the floorboards of a historic church on Anglesey.
JUNEAU, Alaska -- A black bear in Juneau didn't let a few floorboards keep him from getting at some honey.
The sample products used in this project are solid floorboards that have been sawn with custom sawing patterns.
WHILE painted floorboards look stunning, they're not as practical as varnished or stained boards because, depending on the colour, paint is more likely to show up dirt and marks.
It appears to have been under the floorboards for several years.