boards boards  /ˈbɔrdz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the stage of a theater
  2. (n) the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink

Usage(s):

  1. Weak boards are going to hurt companies well beyond the finance and auto industries.
  2. In a fundamental power shift in corporate America, boards of directors, once tame and docile, are turning on their masters.
  3. Banks haven't just been told to clean up their balance sheets they're also under pressure to improve their boards of directors.

News

  1. Bing Boards: New Search Experiment Highlights 'Inspiring Content'

    With Bing Boards, which resembles a sort of inline image slide show, Bing is experimenting with putting Pinterest-like boutique content front-and-center in search results, or at least complementing them from a sidebar next to search results.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Search Engine Watch

  2. Impregilo, Salini boards to approve merger terms on Monday - sources

    MILAN (Reuters) - The boards of Italian builders Impregilo and Salini are due to approve terms of their planned merger on Monday, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The merger aims ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Imagine boards dissolve, but decisions still on table

    The boards of both Imagine MASTer Academy and Imagine Schools on Broadway have dissolved, but former members will review $95,000 in what they believe are unauthorized legal fees charged to the schools.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Quotes

  1. "When our government has information on a known extremist and that information is not shared and acted upon as it should have been so that this extremist boards a plane with dangerous explosives that could have cost nearly 300 lives, a systemic...
    on Dec 29, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews (blog)

  2. "We did a great job defensively," said Kobe Bryant, who had 26 points to lead all scorers, along with 11 rebounds. "We kept them out of the middle, kept them out of the paint, did a good job on the boards. It was a solid effort by us."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: msnbc.com

  3. "Immediate ties between both countries is not possible. It is not in the hands of the cricket boards. It is a diplomatic issue. This is a decision taken by the Indian government," Pawar said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Sharad Pawar Source: Times of India

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