the process of certifying that a physician has passed an examination and met the standards of a professional organization representing a particular medical specialty.
chairman of the board. the chief officer of a business corporation, elected by its board of directors and charged with the supervision and management of high-level affairs of the company, as making corporate policy or approving actions of the president and vice presidents.
a body check in which the opponent is thrown against the wooden wall enclosing the rink. Compare check1 (def 37).
the administrative body of a county in many U.S. states, especially in the South and the West, having from two to seven elected members.
a board having control over a school system. an appointive or elective body that directs and administers chiefly the primary and secondary public schools in a town, city, county, or state.