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  • n  the stage of a theater
    most actors love to stride the boards
  • n  the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink
  • n  a committee having supervisory powers
  • 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
  • n  a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
  • n  a table at which meals are served
  • n  electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
  • 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
  • v  get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  • v  live and take one's meals at or in
  • v  lodge and take meals (at)
  • v  provide food and lodging (for)

  • Weak boards are going to hurt companies well beyond the finance and auto industries.
  • In a fundamental power shift in corporate America, boards of directors, once tame and docile, are turning on their masters.
  • Introduced to make polyurethane foam boards more rigid, the stringer (usually made of wood) has migrated to other parts of the board and to other materials.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 21, 2013 - Search Engine Watch
  • 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 ...
    June 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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.
    June 20, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  • Kobe Bryant in
    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... Barack Obama FOXNews (blog) Dec 29, 2009 11208 15536 boards 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."
  • Sharad Pawar in Times of India
    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.

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