Definition of dashboard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdaʃbɔːd/


1The panel facing the driver of a vehicle or the pilot of an aircraft, containing instruments and controls: Scott looked at the clock on the dashboard
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  • If these features are available, they should be easily configurable via a simple electronic control panel on vehicle dashboards, and the defaults should favor quiet and discretion.
  • Many devices today, from cell phones and laptop computers to automobile dashboards and aircraft instruments, contain wires and components bonded to plastic substrates that can bend without damaging the electronics.
  • Controls on the dashboard allow the driver to turn the display on or off, select which information to display or adjust the image format.
1.1A graphical summary of various pieces of important information, typically used to give an overview of a business: an executive dashboard enables a CEO to see bank balances, the top five customers, accounts receivable, and accounts payable
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  • The dashboard transforms complex project data into relevant management information, making clearly visible the effect of design or schedule changes.
  • The more specialized dashboards should make it even easier for your business to soar safely.
  • He also uses his dashboard to identify and purge slow-moving products that aren't meeting the company's profit target.
1.2A home page on a website giving access to different elements of the site’s functionality: the main line graph in the dashboard shows daily traffic to our site over the past 30 days
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  • It serves as a simple dashboard to give quick stats on each server.
  • After I clicked the 'Next' button to proceed, the dashboard main window appeared.
  • The interface for typing in your entries is a joy to use, featuring a 'dashboard' that lists your blogs and easy access to editing current posts and creating new ones.
2 historical A board of wood or leather in front of a carriage, to keep out mud.

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