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bill·board 1

 (bĭl′bôrd′)
n.
1. A panel for the display of advertisements in public places, such as alongside highways or on the sides of buildings.
2. The advertisement or message posted on such a panel.
3. An introductory list of highlights from the program or text that follows, as in a broadcast or magazine.
tr.v. bill·board·ed, bill·board·ing, bill·boards
To advertise or proclaim on or as if on a billboard: billboarded as the workers' candidate.

[bill + board.]

bill·board 2

 (bĭl′bôrd′)
n. Nautical
A ledge on the bow of a ship on which the bill of an anchor rests when the anchor is secured to the cathead.

[bill + board.]

billboard

(ˈbɪlˌbɔːd)
n
(Marketing) another name for hoarding
[C19: from bill1 + board]

billboard

(ˈbɪlˌbɔːd)
n
(Nautical Terms) a fitting at the bow of a vessel for securing an anchor
[C19: from bill2 + board]

bill•board

(ˈbɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)
n.
1. a flat surface or board, usu. outdoors, on which large advertisements or notices are posted.
v.t.
2. to advertise on or as if on a billboard.
[1850–55, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.billboard - large outdoor signboardbillboard - large outdoor signboard    
signboard, sign - structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; "the highway was lined with signboards"

billboard

noun
A usually public posting that conveys a message:
Translations
لَوْحَةُ إعْلانات
plakátovací plocha/tabule
plakattavlereklametavle
mainostaulutienvarsimainos
baliho
auglÿsingaskilti
reklamná tabuľa
pano
ilân tahtasıreklâm panosu

billboard

[ˈbɪlbɔːd] Ncartelera f

billboard

[ˈbɪlbɔːrd] npanneau m d'affichage

billboard

nReklametafel f

billboard

[ˈbɪlˌbɔːd] ntabellone m pubblicitario

bill2

(bil) noun
1. an account of money owed for goods etc. an electricity bill.
2. (American) a banknote. a five-dollar bill.
3. a poster used for advertising.
verb
to send an account (to someone). We'll bill you next month for your purchases.
ˈbillboard noun
a large board on which advertising posters are displayed. He stuck posters on the billboard.
ˈbillfold noun
(American) a wallet. a billfold full of dollars.
fill the bill
to be suitable; to be exactly what is required. We are looking for a new car and this will fill the bill.
References in classic literature ?
Toward the end of April, the billboards, which I watched anxiously in those days, bloomed out one morning with gleaming white posters on which two names were impressively printed in blue Gothic letters: the name of an actress of whom I had often heard, and the name `Camille.
Just the same the billboards would look splendid with my name in the hugest letters--"
2 billion a year on billboard advertising, with communications companies ranking among the top 10 industries for billboard expenditures.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter today announced the launch of Adapt Studios, which will be dedicated to creating premium branded content and native advertising for brands looking to connect with consumers in the entertainment and music spaces.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese LED Billboard Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.
The zoning board last night unanimously granted a special permit to Clear Channel Outdoor so it can convert a two-sided static outdoor billboard it has off Millbury Street, along the northbound lane of Route 146, to a digital sign.
The proposal doesn't just rely on the good hearts of outdoor advertisers, who have shown little regard for city billboard ordinances in the past.
The billboard industry claims the billboards are not dangerous to drivers, stating that although digital billboards look like TV images, the images are static, and don't move.
Nearly one third of all postcards depicting New York City's skyline or neighborhoods feature a billboard.
No one knows who started the billboard campaign because he (or she) has chosen to remain anonymous.
Colorado scientists now report one successful remedy: gentle warnings from a friendly, personalized billboard.
She was upset because she had become aware at a public hearing that thousands of roadside trees gracing Georgia's highways were threatened with potential destruction at the hands of Georgia's billboard industry.