floorboard floorboard  /f ˈlɔr ˌbɔrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a board in the floor
  2. (n) the floor of an automobile

Usage(s):

  1. My father would drive, with me, a toddler, standing on the floorboard in front of him and my mother seated pillion, cradling my infant sister in her arms.
  2. It was back in 1993 that they discovered the first crumbling floorboard in their house in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans.
  3. When Gordon started up again, little Philip was still on his knees on the front floorboard, singing one of his favorite hymns: Happy, happy home,.

News

  1. Dropped soda can blamed for Kennewick semi crash

    KENNEWICK, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says a dropped can of soda is to blame for a crash that injured two semi-truck drivers south of Kennewick. The Tri-City Herald reports (http://is.gd/dci5Z5 ) that 42-year-old James Gill, of Kennewick, was driving his 2010 Freightliner on Friday afternoon when he dropped the can on the floorboard and reached down to pick it up. The truck struck a ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

  2. Dropped soda can blamed for Wash. semi crash

    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a dropped can of soda is to blame for a crash that injured two semi-truck drivers south of Kennewick. The Tri-City Herald reports (http://is.gd/dci5Z5 ) that 42-year-old James Gill, of Kennewick, was driving his 2010 Freightliner on Friday afternoon when he dropped the can on the floorboard and reached down to pick it up. The truck ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

Quotes

  1. "The heat was the primary deal," Allison said. "The crew really had to work hard on insulating the floor of the car because here you are on the steering wheel but your feet might be burning because your feet are touching the floorboard. I did...
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Bobby Allison Source: PaddockTalk

  2. "Further scrutiny uncovered a secret compartment under the rear floorboard, and inside the compartment the officers found approximately $81,000 in cash," Justice Thomas wrote. "The money was bundled in plastic bags and duct tape, and animal...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Clarence Thomas Source: New York Times

  3. "It was the hardest race I've ever been in, from the standpoint of speed," Roberts said. "There were precious few laps I didn't have my foot flat on the floorboard. If Junior Johnson had stayed in, he undoubtedly would have been up with...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Fireball Roberts Source: Nascar

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