Definition of whiteboard in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪtbɔːd


  • 1A wipeable board with a white surface used for teaching or presentations.
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    • On one wall is an ‘operations board’ - a whiteboard with a map of the village scrawled on it showing the extent of the flooding.
    • Software-based command centres have taken over the type of duties that would have involved blackboards, whiteboards and flip charts, and replaced them with an electronic data management tool.
    • I wish most presenters would use a simple on-screen slide show, or old-style film slides, or an overhead projector, or a whiteboard or flip chart!
  • 1.1 (also interactive whiteboard) Computing An area common to several users or applications, where they can exchange information, in particular as handwriting or graphics.
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    • Some of the objects you'll find include folders, documents, whiteboards and URL links.
    • There's also integrated Bluetooth, which can be used to connect to other Zodiacs for shared whiteboard applications, messaging, and wireless multiplayer gaming.
    • The school is incredibly well resourced with a computer suite, dedicated library area and interactive whiteboards.

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