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flash·board

 (flăsh′bôrd′)
n.
A board or structure of boards extending above a dam to increase its capacity.
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flashboard

(ˈflæʃˌbɔːd)
n
(Civil Engineering) a board or boarding that is placed along the top of a dam to increase its height and capacity. Also called: stop log or stop plank
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Noun1.flashboard - boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height
boarding - a structure of boards
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Flashboard risers at the lower end of fields, for example, have been shown to retain water on the fields during the spring or winter, keeping nutrients from running off the fields to adjacent waters and protecting water quality (USDA 1996).
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