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clap·board

 (klăb′ərd, klăp′bôrd′)
n.
A long narrow board with one edge thicker than the other, overlapped horizontally to cover the outer walls of frame structures. Also called weatherboard.
tr.v. clap·board·ed, clap·board·ing, clap·boards
To cover with clapboards.

[Partial translation of Dutch klaphout : klappen, to split, crack + Middle Dutch holt, board.]

clapboard

(ˈklæpˌbɔːd; ˈklæbəd)
n
(Building)
a. a long thin timber board with one edge thicker than the other, used esp in the US and Canada in wood-frame construction by lapping each board over the one below
b. (as modifier): a clapboard house.
vb
(Building) (tr) to cover with such boards
[C16: partial translation of Low German klappholt, from klappen to crack + holt wood; related to Dutch claphout; see board]

clap•board

(ˈklæb ərd, ˈklæpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
1. a long, thin board, thicker along one edge than the other, used in covering the outer walls of buildings.
adj.
2. of or made of clapboard.
[1510–20; earlier clap bord, alter. of obsolete clapholt < Low German klappholt (c. Dutch klaphout) split wood used for barrel staves]

clapboard


Past participle: clapboarded
Gerund: clapboarding

Imperative
clapboard
clapboard
Present
I clapboard
you clapboard
he/she/it clapboards
we clapboard
you clapboard
they clapboard
Preterite
I clapboarded
you clapboarded
he/she/it clapboarded
we clapboarded
you clapboarded
they clapboarded
Present Continuous
I am clapboarding
you are clapboarding
he/she/it is clapboarding
we are clapboarding
you are clapboarding
they are clapboarding
Present Perfect
I have clapboarded
you have clapboarded
he/she/it has clapboarded
we have clapboarded
you have clapboarded
they have clapboarded
Past Continuous
I was clapboarding
you were clapboarding
he/she/it was clapboarding
we were clapboarding
you were clapboarding
they were clapboarding
Past Perfect
I had clapboarded
you had clapboarded
he/she/it had clapboarded
we had clapboarded
you had clapboarded
they had clapboarded
Future
I will clapboard
you will clapboard
he/she/it will clapboard
we will clapboard
you will clapboard
they will clapboard
Future Perfect
I will have clapboarded
you will have clapboarded
he/she/it will have clapboarded
we will have clapboarded
you will have clapboarded
they will have clapboarded
Future Continuous
I will be clapboarding
you will be clapboarding
he/she/it will be clapboarding
we will be clapboarding
you will be clapboarding
they will be clapboarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clapboarding
you have been clapboarding
he/she/it has been clapboarding
we have been clapboarding
you have been clapboarding
they have been clapboarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clapboarding
you will have been clapboarding
he/she/it will have been clapboarding
we will have been clapboarding
you will have been clapboarding
they will have been clapboarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clapboarding
you had been clapboarding
he/she/it had been clapboarding
we had been clapboarding
you had been clapboarding
they had been clapboarding
Conditional
I would clapboard
you would clapboard
he/she/it would clapboard
we would clapboard
you would clapboard
they would clapboard
Past Conditional
I would have clapboarded
you would have clapboarded
he/she/it would have clapboarded
we would have clapboarded
you would have clapboarded
they would have clapboarded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clapboard - a long thin board with one edge thicker than the otherclapboard - a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
siding - material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof
Verb1.clapboard - cover with clapboards
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
Translations

clapboard

[ˈklæpbɔːd] N (US) → chilla f, tablilla f

clapboard

[ˈklæpbɔːrd]
n
(= piece of wood) → planche f à clin
(US) (= clapperboard) → clap m
modif [building, wall] → à clinsclapped-out clapped out [ˈklæptˈaʊt] adj (British)
[car] → fichu(e)
[person] → crevé(e)

clapboard

nSchindel f; a white clapboard structureein weißes, mit Schindeln verkleidetes Gebäude

clapboard

[ˈklæpˌbɔːd] n (Am) a clapboard houseuna casa rivestita di assicelle di legno
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