By the board

Also found in: Idioms.
over the board, or side.
- Dryden.

See also: Board

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The rigging was found to be ill-fitted, and greatly strained; and on the third day of the blow, about five in the afternoon, our mizzen-mast, in a heavy lurch to windward, went by the board. For an hour or more, we tried in vain to get rid of it, on account of the prodigious rolling of the ship; and, before we had succeeded, the carpenter came aft and announced four feet of water in the hold.
The book that the science faculty requested, Biology by Kenneth Miller, was approved by the faculty and administration yet attacked by the board. Board member Bill Buckingham was quoted in a local newspaper asserting that the tome was "laced with Darwinism."
For purposes of this action, the conditions and commitments are deemed to be conditions imposed in writing by the Board in connection with its findings and decision herein and, as such, may be enforced in proceedings under applicable law.
Referring to Article IV, Section 2 of the NAACP Constitution, which stated "The Vice President shall perform such functions and exercise such duties as may be voted by the Board of Directors," Bolin requested that Wilkins send her a copy of the minutes of the meeting when the Board would have determined the functions and duties of Vice-Presidents of the Association.
WHEREAS: The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has been established by the board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) to issue standards of financial accounting and reporting with respect to activities and transactions of state and local governmental entities, and
Such member, if membership is revoked, may appeal for reconsideration of the decision by the Board. In no event will a dues refund be given.
Additionally, the Bylaws Committee is responsible for clarification and review of the bylaws, proper deliberation of issues brought to them, review by the board and council before items are sent to the membership for approval or are amended by council.
Several policy-related administrative letters (ALs) required updating to reflect recent policy changes enacted by the board. The board accepted the changes presented, which will be posted to the ARMA International Web site.
On further appeal, the Court of Appeals reversed the Appellate Division, stating that "local zoning boards have broad discretion in considering applications for variances, and judicial review is limited to determining whether the action taken by the board was illegal, arbitrary or an abuse of discretion (citation omitted.) Thus, a.
The exchange was "an acknowledgement by the board of the importance to the company of its employees and the importance to the employees of stock options." Options to purchase 3,649,309 shares were involved in this exchange.
The NRA Board's Executive Committee is comprised of seven members including the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past-President, Treasurer and three members of the Board who are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Board.
The easiest way to prepare a policy manual is to borrow other libraries, manuals from the state library and compare these with policies already established by the board. The kinds of specific policies are as varied as the many different aspects of library service; local needs and situations will determine the contents and details of an individual library's policies.