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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 flexible accommodation includes oak double doors to an impressive reception hallway with polished floorboards, beamed ceiling and exposed natural stonework.
1 Period floorboards are often hidden under carpet, tiles or lino, waiting to be discovered and restored to their former glory.
If the floorboards are warped, step up the thickness of the plywood to 9mm or 12mm, and then use the ceramic tiles in the Victorian pattern that you want to see.
The property has a spacious lounge with a feature fireplace and painted floorboards, modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, four bedrooms, three double and one of them with large wardrobes, and a single bedroom.
She said: "They thought it was dead, but it must have got out under the floorboards.
Ms Wylie's painting - PV Windows and Floorboards, featuring four disjointed female figures set in a linear white gallery space - beat 2,500 other entries to the title.
IF YOU'RE looking to transform or liven up your home's floorboards, staining or varnishing them might be the most obvious options, but painting them is the most hassle-free - and the most on-trend.
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.