Definition of breadboard in English:

breadboard

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrɛdbɔːd
 
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noun

1A board for cutting bread on.
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  • The salad was huge, served on what looked like giant breadboards.
  • Before I went out I dropped a breadboard on my foot, so there are several bits of me complaining this morning.
  • My brain resembles a pile of crumbs on a breadboard - totally frazzled.
2A board for making an experimental model of an electric circuit.
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  • Of much importance for practical testing of R & D was a breadboard experimental outfit created within the institute in April 1961.
  • The phase difference between the spin fixture roll angle and the breadboard roll-angle estimate is illustrated in Figure 5.
  • The testing team achieved rotation tracking on the first attempt, and no modifications to the breadboard were required for testing.

verb

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Make (an experimental electric circuit): a modem I breadboarded myself (as noun breadboarding) an article describes the technique of breadboarding
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  • The double-sided checker-board is also useful for breadboarding with surface mounted components.
  • The PP - 272 provides the user with a quick and efficient system for breadboarding electronic circuits.
  • That way, you can use the same breadboarding system for all of your experimental circuits.

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