mortarboard

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mor·tar·board

 (môr′tər-bôrd′)
n.
1. A square board with a handle used for holding and carrying masonry mortar.
2. An academic cap topped by a flat square.
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mortarboard

(ˈmɔːtəˌbɔːd)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a black tasselled academic cap with a flat square top covered with cloth
2. (Building) Also called: hawk a small square board with a handle on the underside for carrying mortar
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mor•tar•board

(ˈmɔr tərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
1. a board, usu. square, used by masons to hold mortar.
2. a close-fitting cap with a square, flat top and a tassel, worn at formal academic ceremonies.
[1850–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortarboard - a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
2.mortarboard - an academic cap with a flat square with a tassel on top
academic costume - a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
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Translations

mortarboard

[ˈmɔːtəbɔːd] N (Univ) → birrete m cuadrado
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mortarboard

n
(Univ) → Doktorhut m
(Build) → Mörtelbrett nt
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