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floor·board

 (flôr′bôrd′)
n.
1. A board in a floor.
2. The floor of a motor vehicle.

floorboard

(ˈflɔːˌbɔːd)
n
(Building) one of the boards forming a floor

floor•board

(ˈflɔrˌbɔrd, ˈfloʊrˌboʊrd)

n.
1. any of the boards composing a floor.
2. the floor of an automotive vehicle.
v.t.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.floorboard - a board in the floorfloorboard - a board in the floor      
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
2.floorboard - the floor of an automobile
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
floor, flooring - the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
Translations
لوْح حشب الأرضِيَّه أو المصْطَبَه
podlahové prkno
gulvbræt
padlódeszka
gólffjöl
podlahová doska
döşeme/taban tahtası

floorboard

[ˈflɔːbɔːd] Ntabla f del suelo

floorboard

[ˈflɔːrbɔːrd] nplanche f (de plancher)floor covering nrevêtement m de solfloor cushion ncoussin m de sol, gros coussin m

floorboard

[ˈflɔːˌbɔːd] nasse f di pavimento

floor

(floː) noun
1. the surface in a room etc on which one stands or walks.
2. all the rooms on the same level in a building. My office is on the third floor.
verb
1. to make or cover a floor. We've floored the kitchen with plastic tiles.
2. to knock down. He floored him with a powerful blow.
be floored
1. be completely surprised or shocked. We were completely floored by his behavior.
2. to have a floor of. Our bathroom is floored with ceramic tiles.
-floored
having a floor or floors (of a particular kind). a stone-floored kitchen.
ˈfloorboard noun
one of the narrow boards used to make a floor.
ˈflooring noun
material for making or covering floors.
References in classic literature ?
Overhead, as she sat, she could now hear the floorboards slightly creak, as if some one were walking about, and presently the movement was explained by the rustle of garments against the banisters, the opening and the closing of the front door, and the form of Tess passing to the gate on her way into the street.
Lifting a floorboard that was previously held down by a tongue and groove side joint usually involves cutting off at least one of the side joints.
Ms Williams pointed to the spot where she had been sitting in the chapel - and when the demolition workers lifted the floorboard, there was the ring - as good as new.
The sawing patterns in this set will be referred to as floorboard sawing patterns.
A DIY-ER got the shock of his life when he pulled up a floorboard at his home and found an AK47 assault rifle stashed away.
The boys develop a fiendish plan to hide the beets and disgusting foods under a loose floorboard so they can get to eat dessert without the pain of biting beets.
He found it at Tulare's huge farm show and dressed it up a little bit, adding a floorboard and new red paint.
In Lake Texoma, Texas retiree Marshall Baldwin works on renovating a cottage he just bought when he drops a sledge hammer on the floorboard, which leads him to a hidden suitcase.
Program/Project -- C-5 Floorboard Project Team, Defense Supply Center Richmond
The tables' legs must have resisted decay and protected their tops from the floorboard fungus, he says.
Mom walked into his room and stepped on a noisy wooden floorboard.
Of the number injured in bleacher accidents each year, 11,000 are hurt by falls through those floorboard gaps, and 82 percent of those injured are under age 15.