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Definition of Boarding

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entering, going aboard (train, etc.); obtainment of accommodation for pay; structure of boards
cover with planks; get on, go aboard (train, etc.); accommodate, house; be accommodated, be housed
Boarding Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Board
  
(n.)
The act of supplying, or the state of being supplied, with regular or specified meals, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.
  
(n.)
The act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly purpose.
  
(n.)
The act of covering with boards; also, boards, collectively; or a covering made of boards.
  
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boarding
\board"ing\, n.
1. (naut.) the act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly purpose. both slain at one time, as they attempted the boarding of a frigate. f. drake.
2. the act of covering with boards; also, boards, collectively; or a covering made of boards.
3. the act of supplying, or the state of being supplied, with regular or specified meals, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.
boarding
house, a house in which boarders are kept.
boarding
nettings (naut.), a strong network of cords or ropes erected at the side of a ship to prevent an enemy from boarding it.
boarding
pike (naut.), a pike used by sailors in boarding a vessel, or in repelling an attempt to board it.
boarding
school, a school in which pupils receive board and lodging as well as instruction.


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 boarding house 
 boarding pike 
 boards or boarding 
 boarding school 
 match boarding 
 sound boarding 
 boarding nettings 
ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
checking into the boards, chairman of the boards Boarding causes serious injuries to hockey players.
English Idioms WM 1.3a
(hockey) checking into the boards, chairman of the boards
Boarding causes serious injuries to hockey players.
English Phonetics

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Byrddiad = n. a boarding
Australian Slang
big and weak
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
(synonym) embarkation, embarkment
(hypernym) departure, going, going away, leaving
2. a structure of boards
(hypernym) structure, construction
(hyponym) boards

Noun
1. a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
(hypernym) committee, commission
(hyponym) appeal board, appeals board, board of appeals
(member-meronym) director
2. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
(hypernym) sheet, flat solid
(hyponym) aquaplane
3. a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
(synonym) plank
(hypernym) lumber, timber
(hyponym) matchboard
(part-meronym) knot
4. a board on which information can be displayed to public view
(synonym) display panel, display board
(hypernym) display
(hyponym) big board
5. a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
(synonym) gameboard
(hypernym) surface
(hyponym) backgammon board
6. food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"
(synonym) table
(hypernym) fare
(hyponym) training table
(derivation) room
7. electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
(synonym) control panel, instrument panel, control board, panel
(hypernym) electrical device
(hyponym) dashboard
(part-meronym) idiot light
8. a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
(synonym) circuit board, circuit card, card
(hypernym) printed circuit
(hyponym) CPU board, mother board
9. a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board"
(synonym) dining table
(hypernym) table
(hyponym) dinner table
(derivation) room

Verb
1. get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
(synonym) get on
(hypernym) enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
(hyponym) embark, ship
(derivation) boarder
2. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
(synonym) room
(hypernym) dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate
(derivation) table
3. lodge and take meals (at)
(hypernym) use, habituate
(entail) consume, ingest, take in, take, have
(derivation) table
4. provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
(hypernym) provide, supply, ply, cater
(hyponym) live in, sleep in
(entail) feed, give
(derivation) table
Boarding Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Boarding may refer to:
  • Temporarily residing somewhere, as in a boarding school or boarding house
  • Boarding (attack), the forcible insertion of personnel onto a naval vessel
  • Boarding (ice hockey), a penalty called when an offending player violently pushes or checks an opposing player into the boards of the hockey rink
  • Boarding (horses)
  • Boarding (transport), transferring people onto a vehicle
  • Waterboarding, a form of torture

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Boarding Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
Entering an enemy's ship by force. The men thus engaged are called Boarders.
Boarding Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
Also known as 'mixing console', a large unit having additional functions such as tone control, equalization, pan pots, channel assigns, monitoring sends, and control of signals sent to external signal processors.
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