Meaning of “boarding” in the English Dictionary


"boarding" in English

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boardingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbɔː.dɪŋ/ us /ˈbɔːr.dɪŋ/

Examples from literature

  • Adjoining this enclosure was another and smaller one, formed of high boarding, within which appeared to be some sheds and outhouses. 
  • Further, because nobody was at hand to prevent it, we lost a good partition of feather-edge boarding. 
  • He reached around the end of the boarding and snapped the padlock. 
  • More often an entire new roof is needed and, in extreme cases, new boarding beneath. 
  • The walls and roof have double thickness of boarding and seaweed insulation on both sides of the frames. 

(Definition of “boarding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)