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whiteboard

Syllabification: white·board
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wītbôrd
 
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Definition of whiteboard in English:

noun

1A wipeable board with a white surface used for teaching or presentations.
Example sentences
  • 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 on a display screen common to several users, on which they can write and draw.
Example sentences
  • 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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