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  • n  a committee having supervisory powers
    the board has seven members
  • n  a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
  • n  a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
    he nailed boards across the windows
  • n  food or meals in general
    room and board
  • n  a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
  • n  a table at which meals are served
    a feast was spread upon the board
  • n  electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree
  • n  a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
  • n  a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
    he got out the board and set up the pieces
  • v  get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  • v  live and take one's meals at or in
    she rooms in an old boarding house
  • v  lodge and take meals (at)
  • v  provide food and lodging (for)
    The old lady is boarding three men

  • In a fundamental power shift in corporate America, boards of directors, once tame and docile, are turning on their masters.
  • For decades, museum curator Irving Finkel has been on the trail of a 4,600-year-old board game.
  • Australia, which gave the world the benefits of the Hula Hoop, last week was exporting a new crazethe wobble board.
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  • Sepp Blatter in The Guardian
    It is obvious that after the experience so far in this World Cup it would be a nonsense not to reopen the file of technology at the business meeting of the International FA Board in July,he said. "Personally I deplore it when you see...
  • Barack Obama in Bloomberg
    Obama said Clinton was "a corporate lawyer sitting on the board at Wal-Mart" while he was fighting for working-class Americans in Illinois.
  • Tiger Wood in ESPN
    I just need to keep progressing and keep moving my way up the board,he said. "It's a long haul. The US Open is not going to get easier as the week goes on -- especially on the weekend. And from what I hear it's supposed to be overcast, so...

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