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[flash-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈflæʃˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

noun, Civil Engineering.
a , or one of a series of , as on a milldam, used to increase the depth of the impounded water.
a board or boarding that is placed along the top of a dam to increase its height and capacity Also called stop log, stop plank


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