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There’s a loose board in the bedroom floor.
Boards had been nailed up to cover the broken window.
We use only recycled paper and board in our packaging.
The walls were lined with insulating board.
He put the bread on the board and began to slice it.
We wanted to play chess but I couldn’t find the board.
a group of surfers waxing their boards
The board said “Danger – Keep Out.”
The final grades were posted on the board.
The train station has an electronic board showing all departure times.
an advisory/editorial board
She was appointed to the board investigating lapses in airport security.
The local school board is trying to raise teachers’ salaries.
The hospital’s board of trustees voted for the merger.
She gets $100 a week plus room and board (=a place to stay and meals).
The airplane had 125 passengers and crew on board.
A customs officer came on board the ship.
Welcome to the team. It’s great to have you on board.
The committee will take your opinions on board before making a decision.
This is the American English definition of board. View British English definition of board.
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