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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--"
More information about Daktronics Valo([TM]) digital billboards can be found at http://www.
Paramount Pictures is removing some billboards promoting the upcoming 50 Cent film ``Get Rich or Die Tryin''' after community activists complained they promoted gun violence near schools.
According to the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), there are 367,339 billboards in the United States, but other sources put that number closer to half a million (this tally may include illegal, or nonpermitted, billboards).
Secondly, when it comes to billboards, size does matter.
WORCESTER - The Zoning Board of Appeals has paved the way for the construction of the first two digital billboards in the city.
The Coca-Cola slogan “In 2012 Change the World With A Smile” appears on floating inflatable billboards along the beaches of Ecuador.
This study is concerned to the billboards advertising and their impact over the consumer attention.
Summary: Municipalities across the country began removing unlicensed roadside billboards Thursday following caretaker Interior Minister Ziyad Baroud's decision to clamp down on the illegal advertisements.
Two Los Angeles City Council members on Wednesday proposed an ordinance that calls on outdoor advertising companies to voluntarily remove their signs - a welcome plea for critics who say the city is saturated with 8,000 billboards that contribute to urban blight.
There are about 450,000 roadside billboards in the United States advertising everything from highway amenities to tourist attractions.