- 1 1.1 countable/numerable (plank) tabla (f), tablón (m)(floorboard)tabla (feminine) (del suelo) as stiff as a board más tieso que un palo or que una tabla to tread the boards pisar las tablasMore example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (material) a piece of board una plancha (de conglomerado etc) 1.3 countable/numerable (for chopping etc) tabla (feminine) (de madera) 1.4 countable/numerable
(circuit board)placa (feminine) base main o mother board placa (feminine) madre
- Rusted sheet metal, asphaltic roofing, old boards, or slate tiles are other roofing alternatives.
- The rough stucco was replaced with random-length tongue-and-groove boards to create an old-fashioned look.
- Nail or screw down loose boards or fittings, and clean all the gaps thoroughly.
- 2 countable/numerable(diving board)2.1 trampolín (masculine) 2.2 (for surfing, windsurfing) tabla (feminine) (de surf)More example sentences2.3
(dartboard)diana (feminine) 2.4 [Games/Juegos] tablero (masculine) to sweep the board arrasar con or llevarse todos los premiosMore example sentences
- A board fastened to your feet enables jumps and elaborate tricks to be carried out.
- Well basically it's sky-diving with a board fixed to your feet.
- The sport combines elements of surfing on a board with the added dimension of a kite.
- In the game, players take turns to push coins up a board with horizontal lines across it.
- As time passed, the game evolved, with boards consisting of 10x10 and later 13x13 grids at different periods while the number of stones increased.
- Sadly, most of the game boards have been damaged beyond recognition.
- 3 countable/numerable 3.1(noticeboard)tablero (masculine) or (Spain/España) tablón (masculine) de anuncios 3.2 (sign) letrero (m), cartel (m) 3.3(scoreboard)marcador (masculine) 3.4 (blackboard) pizarra (f), pizarrón (m) (Latin America/América Latina) , tablero (masculine) (Colombia) 3.5 (at airport, station) panel (m), tablero (m)
- 4 countable/numerable 4.1 (committee) junta (f), consejo (m) the school's board of governors el consejo directivo del colegio, el consejo escolar 4.2 (administrative body) the Water/Gas Board la compañía del agua/gas 4.3board (of directors) [Business/Comercio] junta (f) directiva, directorio (m), consejo (m) de administración (before noun/delante del nombre) board meeting reunión (feminine) de la junta directiva or del directorio 4.4 (of examiners) tribunal (masculine)More example sentences
- At a meeting of 14 board members, the decision was taken unanimously to organize a street demonstration.
- Most corporations paid directors for attending board and committee meetings.
- All the decisions taken were fully informed decisions of a conscientiously acting board or body of trustees.
- 6 uncountable/no numerable (in phrases/en locuciones) across the board (uniformly, without exceptions) they have promised to reduce taxation across the board han prometido una reducción general de impuestos they are demanding $120 across the board exigen un aumento de 120 dólares para todo el personal (before noun/delante del nombre) across-the-board general on board a bordo on board the ship/plane a bordo del barco/avión to go on board embarcarse* (before noun/delante del nombre) on-board de a bordo to go by the board all these precautions tend to go by the board todas estas precauciones suelen dejarse a un lado she allowed all her scruples to go by the board echó por la borda todos sus escrúpulos to take sth on board (British English/inglés británico) asumir algo [responsibility] asumir algo, hacerse* cargo de algo they wouldn't take him on board no querían aceptarlo a bordo see also aboveboard
- 7 countable/numerable (stock exchange) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], bolsa (feminine)More example sentences
- Those of you that were unemployed several years ago may remember display boards with attached hand written postcards advertising job vacancies.
- Desks were moved to the walls, books were placed in the appropriate places and the rules were written on the board.
- Mary is often forced to dodge missiles when she turns her back on her 31-member class to write on the board.
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.
- 1 1.1 (go aboard) to board a ship embarcar(se)*, subir* a bordo, abordar (Mexico/México) the train was boarded by two policemen dos policías subieron al trenMore example sentences1.2 (in naval battle) abordar
- Finally, I was able to board the ship and find my cabin, which it appeared I was sharing with a young Polish girl, Maria.
- He directed them to abandon ship and to board life rafts in the 25-foot seas.
- Finally, we got on a bus and boarded the aircraft.
- 2 (accommodate) hospedarMore example sentences
- While raising her family she also used to board dogs and looked after injured animals for vets.
- The cowboys say the Master Street stable was the last large, affordable place for them to board their horses in the city.
- He was kept up to date with proceedings in the ring by John Clarke of the Irish National Stud, which boards the mare.
- 1 (go aboard) embarcar(se)*, abordar (Colombia, Mexico/Colombia, México)
- 2 2.1 (be accommodated) to board
withsb alojarse or hospedarse en casa de algn 2.2 (at school) estar* interno, estar* pupilo (River Plate area/Río de la Plata)More example sentences
- Unlike Oxford rival Summer Fields, where most pupils board, at the Dragon day pupils are in the majority.
- These students board from Sunday night to Friday, going home for the weekend.
- At eight, Will starts boarding at Horris Hill prep school, taking piano lessons and finally becoming head chorister.