board noun (WOOD)
a chess board 国际象棋棋盘
the boards [ plural ]
- Today's specials are written on the board.
- He stuck up a notice on the board with pins.
- He advertises his services on the company notice board.
- When it was his turn to dive, he gulped and stepped up onto the diving board.
- The man's body was as stiff as a board when it was found in the snow.
board noun (PEOPLE)
She started in the firm after college and now she's on the board/a board member. 她最初在公司端茶送水，而现在已经是董事会成员了。
- The decision will have to be ratified by the executive board.
- There's a board of five directors, but she is the Managing Director.
- There is a predominance of people with an arts degree on the board of governors.
- She persuaded the board of her worthiness to run the company.
- The editorial board has an expert with a world-wide reputation in the person of Professor Jameson.
board noun (EXAM)
board noun (TRANSPORT)
board noun (MEALS)
board verb (GET ON)
- The platform was crammed with people trying to board the train.
- I took out a travel insurance policy before I boarded the plane.
- They boarded a ship that was sailing the next day.
- He was thought to have boarded the plane in New York.
- Flight 474 to Buenos Aires is now boarding at gate 9.
board verb (STAY)