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running board

n.
A narrow footboard extending under and beside the doors of some automobiles and other conveyances.

running board

n
(Automotive Engineering) a footboard along the side of a vehicle, esp an early motorcar

run′ning board`


n.
a footboard beneath the doors of a motor vehicle or other conveyance, to assist entrance and exit.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.running board - a narrow footboard serving as a step beneath the doors of some old carsrunning board - a narrow footboard serving as a step beneath the doors of some old cars
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"
footboard - a narrow platform on which to stand or brace the feet
Translations

running board

n (Aut) → predellino
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