Definition of on-board in English:


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1Available or situated on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
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  • Visitors will be able to sample what life was like for sailors in the 18th century with on-board displays until the ship sets sail again on June 14.
  • This week, engineers shut down one of the three on-board gyroscopes, leaving the telescope to operate on only two.
  • Military pilots manage complex on-board systems and have limited ability to watch for civilian traffic.
2 (onboard) Denoting or controlled from a facility or feature incorporated into the main circuit board of a computer or computerized device.
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  • However, Mariner 9 was the first craft to carry an on-board computer allowing mission control to reload new instructions.
  • Each end-user receives a token, a USB-based device and some on-board software.
  • So why should one buy a dedicated sound card if on-board solutions provide satisfactory features?

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