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in·board

 (ĭn′bôrd′)
adj.
1. Nautical Within the hull or toward the center of a vessel.
2. Relatively close to the fuselage of an aircraft: the inboard engines.
n. Nautical
A motor mounted inside the hull of a boat.

in′board′ adv.

inboard

(ˈɪnˌbɔːd)
adj
1. (Nautical Terms) (esp of a boat's motor or engine) situated within the hull. Compare outboard1
2. (Aeronautics) situated between the wing tip of an aircraft and its fuselage: an inboard engine.
adv
towards the centre line of or within a vessel, aircraft, etc

in•board

(ˈɪnˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

adj.
1. located inside a hull or aircraft.
2. located nearer the center, as of an airplane.
3. (of a motorboat) having the motor inboard.
adv.
4. inside or toward the longitudinal axis or center of a hull, aircraft, machine, etc.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inboard - located within the hull or nearest the midline of a vessel or aircraft; "the inboard flaps on the wing"
outboard - located away from the midline of a vessel or aircraft; "the outboard section of a wing"; "outboard rigging"
Translations

inboard

[ˈɪnbɔːd] ADJ [engine] → interior

inboard

(Naut)
adjInnenbord-; inboard motorInnenbordmotor m
advbinnenbords
nInnenbordmotor m

inboard

[ˈɪnˌbɔːd] n (also inboard motor) → entrobordo m inv
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