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back·board

 (băk′bôrd′)
n.
1.
a. A board forming or placed at the back of something: mounted the photos on a backboard.
b. A board used to support an injured person's back, especially during transport.
2. Basketball The elevated vertical board or surface from which the basket projects.

backboard

(ˈbækˌbɔːd)
n
1. a board that is placed behind something to form or support its back
2. (Medicine) a board worn to straighten or support the back, as after surgery
3. (Basketball) (in basketball) a flat upright surface supported on a high frame, under which the basket is attached

back•board

(ˈbækˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
1. a board placed at or forming the back of anything.
2. the vertical board at the end of a basketball court to which the basket is attached.
[1755–65]

backboard

Rectangular board of clear fiberglass or metal to which the basket is attached.

Backboard

A high sideboard on the side of a wagon. It was used to keep from overshooting the wagon box when picking ears of corn and throwing them into the wagon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Backboard - a raised vertical board with basket attachedbackboard - a raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball; "he banked the shot off the backboard"
basketball, basketball game, hoops - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
game equipment - equipment or apparatus used in playing a game
2.backboard - a board used to support the back of someone or something
support - any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
Translations

backboard

[ˈbækbɔːd] N (US) (Sport) → tablero m

back·board

n. respaldar.