an association of business people.
Board of Trade, (in England) the national ministry that supervises and encourages commerce and industry.
(US & Canadian) another name for a chamber of commerce
(in the United Kingdom) a ministry within the Department of Trade: responsible for the supervision of commerce and the promotion of export trade
an appointed or elective board that supervises the affairs of a public or private organization: the board of trustees of the university; the art museum’s board of trustees.
noun a unit of electrical energy equal to 1 kilowatt-hour BTU
a piece of wood sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth compared with the thickness. a flat slab of wood or other material for some specific purpose: a cutting board. a sheet of wood, cardboard, paper, etc., with or without markings, for some special use, as a checkerboard or chessboard. boards. Theater. the stage: […]
a room set aside for meetings of a board, as of a corporation. a room in a broker’s office where stock-market quotations are listed on a board or by other means. Contemporary Examples The Dalai Llama Brings Peace, Love and Politics to Washington Eleanor Clift February 18, 2014 Paris Fall Fashion Week Ends With Vuitton […]
a measuring device having scales for finding the cubic contents of a board without calculation. noun a measuring device for estimating the number of board feet in a quantity of wood