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board board noun ›› PIECE OF WOOD ETC. 木板等 1. [C, U] a long thin piece of strong hard material, especially wood, used, for example, for making floors, building walls and roofs and making boats • 板;(尤指)木板:
»He had ripped up the carpet, leaving only the bare boards.
他用力扯去了地毯,只剩下裸露的地板。
--› see also chipboard , floorboard , hardboard , skirting board 2. (especially in compounds 尤用于构成复合词) a piece of wood, or other strong material, that is used for a special purpose • …用木板(或板材):
»a blackboard
黑板
»Iˈll write it up on the board.
我会把它写在黑板上。
»(BrE) a noticeboard
布告牌
»(NAmE) a bulletin board
布告牌
»The exam results went up on the board.
考试成绩张贴在布告牌上。
»a diving board
跳水板
»She jumped off the top board.
她从高层跳板上跳了下来。
»a chessboard
棋盘
»He removed the figure from the board.
他从黑板上抹去了那个数字。
--› see also message board ›› IN WATER SPORTS 水上运动 3. = bodyboard , sailboard , surfboard ›› GROUP OF PEOPLE 班子 4. a group of people who have power to make decisions and control a company or other organization • (公司或其他机构的)董事会,委员会,理事会:
»She has a seat on the board of directors.
她是董事会成员。
»The board is / are unhappy about falling sales.
董事会对销售额下降感到不满。
»members of the board
全体委员
»discussions at board level
董事会讨论
»the academic board (= for example, of a British university)
高等学校教务委员会
»(NAmE) the Board of Education (= a group of elected officials who are in charge of all the public schools in a particular area)
管理地方公立学校的教育委员会
›› ORGANIZATION 机构 5. used in the name of some organizations • 用于机构名称:
»the Welsh Tourist Board (= responsible for giving tourist information)
威尔士旅游局
›› MEALS 膳食 6. the meals that are provided when you stay in a hotel, [u]guest house , etc.; what you pay for the meals • (旅馆、招待所等提供的)伙食,膳食;膳食费用:
»He pays £90 a week board and lodging.
他每周的膳宿花费为 90 英镑。
--› see also bed and board , full board , half board ›› EXAMS 考试 7. boards [pl.] (old-fashioned, US) exams that you take when you apply to go to college in the US • (美国大学的)入学考试 ›› IN THEATRE 剧院 8. the boards [pl.] (old-fashioned, informal) the stage in a theatre • 舞台:
»His play is on the boards on Broadway.
他的戏剧搬上了百老汇的舞台。
»Sheˈs treading the boards (= working as an actress).
她当上了演员。
›› ICE HOCKEY 冰球运动 9. the boards [pl.] (NAmE) the low wooden wall surrounding the area where a game of ice hockey is played • (冰球场周围的)界墙:
»The puck went wide, hitting the boards.
冰球去偏了,打在了界墙上。
【HELP】There are many other compounds ending in board. You will find them at their place in the alphabet. • 以 board 结尾的复合词还有很多,可在各字母中的适当位置查到。 【IDIOMS】 aˌcross the ˈboard • involving everyone or everything in a company, an industry, etc. • 全体;整体;全面:
»The industry needs more investment across the board.
这一行业需要全面增加投资。
»an across-the-board wage increase
包括全体人员的加薪
ˌgo by the ˈboard (BrE) (of plans or principles 计划或原则) • to be rejected or ignored; to be no longer possible • 被废弃;被忽视:
»All her efforts to be polite went by the board and she started to shout.
她力图保持和颜悦色的一切努力都白费了,于是她开始大喊大叫。
on ˈboard • on or in a ship, an aircraft or a train • 在船上(或飞机上、火车上) 【SYN】 aboard :
»Have the passengers gone on board yet ?
乘客们登机了吗?
»(figurative) Itˈs good to have you on board (= working with us) for this project.
这项工程有你和我们携手合作真是太好了。
take sth on ˈboard • to accept and understand an idea or a suggestion • 采纳,接纳(主意、建议):
»I told her what I thought, but she didnˈt take my advice on board.
我把我的想法告诉了她,可她没有听取我的建议。
--› more at sweep v. verb ›› GET ON PLANE / SHIP, ETC. 上飞机/船等 1. to get on a ship, train, plane, bus, etc. • 上船(或火车、飞机、公共汽车等): ▪ [VN]
»The ship was boarded by customs officials.
海关官员登上了这艘船。
▪ [V]
»Passengers are waiting to board.
乘客们正在候机。
2. [V] be boarding when a plane or ship is boarding, it is ready for passengers to get on • 让乘客登机(或上船等):
»Flight BA193 for Paris is now boarding at Gate 37.
* BA193 次往巴黎航班的乘客现在可以在 37 号登机口登机。
›› LIVE SOMEWHERE 住宿 3. [V] board at... / with sb to live and take meals in sbˈs home, in return for payment • 付费(在某人家里)膳宿:
»She always had six or ten students boarding with her.
她的家总有一两名寄宿学生。
4. [V] to live at a school during the school year • (在学校)寄宿 【PHR V】 ˌboard sb ˈout (BrE) • to arrange for sb to live somewhere away from their place of work, school, etc. in return for payment • 把(某人)安排在外膳宿 ˌboard sth∽ˈup • to cover a window, door, etc. with wooden boards • 用木板封住(窗门等)
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[bɔ:d]
n. 木板, (供特殊用途的)木板, 甲板, 膳食費用, 會議桌, 部
vt. 用板蓋上, 包飯, 提供膳食, 上(船﹑飛機等)board and board
(船與船)並行

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