A pair of hinged boards that are struck together at the beginning of filming to synchronize the starting of picture and sound machinery.
More example sentences
- Each of the winners in the FÍS Film Award receives a commemorative clapperboard, which can be displayed in their school as a mark of their outstanding achievement in film-making.
- An actor officially launched the mega-budget flick by sounding the clapperboard for the opening shot last week.
- The clapperboard sounded again, as the director launched the film at a temple at AVM studios on Sunday, cheered by a surging crowd.
Definition of clapperboard in:
- The US English dictionary