- a long, thin, flat piece of wood or other hard material, used for floors or other building purposes；the stage of a theater.
- get on or into (a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle)；(of an aircraft) be ready for passengers to embark
verb: board, 3rd person present: boards, gerund or present participle: boarding, past tense: boarded, past participle: boarded
noun: board, plural noun: boards
- 1. a long, thin, flat piece of wood or other hard material, used for floors or other building purposes loose boards creaked as I walked on them sections of board 同義詞
- ▪ informal the stage of a theater.
- 2. a thin, flat piece of wood or other stiff material used for various purposes.
- ▪ a vertical surface on which to write or pin notices teachers talk and write on the board
- ▪ a horizontal surface on which to cut things, play games, or perform other activities Pete set the pieces out on the board 同義詞
- ▪ a flat insulating sheet used as a mounting for an electronic circuit a graphics board
- ▪ the piece of equipment on which a person stands in surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and certain other sports you kick-turn with both feet on the board
- ▪ pieces of thick stiff cardboard or, originally, wood used for book covers.
- ▪ the wooden structure surrounding an ice-hockey rink.
- ▪ informal another term for backboard
- 3. a group of people constituted as the decision-making body of an organization he sits on the board of directors a board meeting 同義詞
- 4. the provision of regular meals when one stays somewhere, in return for payment or services your room and board will be free 同義詞
- ▪ archaic a table set for a meal he looked at the banquet which was spread upon his board
- 5. a distance covered by a vessel in a single tack we were tacking up to the anchor, shortening cable at each board
- 1. get on or into (a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle) we boarded the plane for Oslo they would not be able to board without a ticket 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of an aircraft) be ready for passengers to embark flight 172 to Istanbul is now boarding at gate 37
- 2. live and receive regular meals in a house in return for payment or services the cousins boarded for a while with Ruby 同義詞
- ▪ (of a student) live at school during the semester in return for payment parents had to cope with their child boarding at a special school
- ▪ provide (a person or animal) with regular meals and somewhere to live in return for payment dogs may have to be boarded at kennels
- 3. cover or seal a window, storefront, or other structure with pieces of wood the shop was still boarded up
- 4. ride on a snowboard when we're not boarding, we're skiing