floorboard
noun Date: 1881 1. a board in a floor 2. the floor of an automobile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • floorboard — n. 1. a board in the floor. Syn: floor board. [WordNet 1.5] 2. the floor of an automobile. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • floorboard — ► NOUN ▪ a long plank making up part of a wooden floor …   English terms dictionary

  • floorboard — [flôr′bôrd΄] n. 1. a board in a floor 2. the floor of an automobile, etc …   English World dictionary

  • floorboard — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ wooden ▪ bare ▪ polished ▪ loose ▪ creaky, squeaky …   Collocations dictionary

  • floorboard — UK [ˈflɔː(r)ˌbɔː(r)d] / US [ˈflɔrˌbɔrd] noun [countable] Word forms floorboard : singular floorboard plural floorboards 1) a long wooden board that is part of a wooden floor 2) American the floor in a car …   English dictionary

  • floorboard — /flawr bawrd , flohr bohrd /, n. 1. any of the boards composing a floor. 2. the floor of an automotive vehicle. v.t. 3. floor (def. 21). [1880 85; FLOOR + BOARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • floorboard — noun Any of the long boards laid over joists to make a floor …   Wiktionary

  • floorboard — floor|board [ˈflo:bo:d US ˈflo:rbo:rd] n 1.) a board in a wooden floor ▪ I lifted the carpet to check the floorboards for damp and woodworm. 2.) AmE the floor in a car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • floorboard — floor|board [ flɔr,bɔrd ] noun count 1. ) a long wooden board that is part of a wooden floor 2. ) AMERICAN the floor in a car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • floorboard — [[t]flɔ͟ː(r)bɔː(r)d[/t]] floorboards N COUNT: usu pl Floorboards are the long pieces of wood that a wooden floor is made up of …   English dictionary

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