on board
phrasal 1. aboard 2. in support of a particular objective <
needed to get more senators on board for the bill to pass

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • On board — Board Board (b[=o]rd), n. [OE. bord, AS. bord board, shipboard; akin to bred plank, Icel. bor[eth] board, side of a ship, Goth. f[=o]tu baurd footstool, D. bord board, G. brett, bort. See def. 8. [root]92.] 1. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On-board — may refer to: On Board Diagnostics On Board Data Handling In computing, the term on board often refers to controllers or other devices that are integrated onto a motherboard, used in the metaphoric sense, as well as referring to them being… …   Wikipedia

  • On board — On On ([o^]n), prep. [OE. on, an, o, a, AS. on, an; akin to D. aan, OS. & G. an, OHG. ana, Icel. [=a], Sw. [*a], Goth. ana, Russ. na, L. an , in anhelare to pant, Gr. ana , Zend ana. [root]195. Cf. {A }, 1, {Ana }, {Anon}.] The general… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on-board — /on bawrd , bohrd , awn /, adj. 1. provided, occurring, etc., on a vehicle: among the ship s many on board services. 2. installed and functional within a vehicle: on board computers for aircraft. Also, onboard. [1965 70; adj. use of adv. phrase… …   Universalium

  • on-board — adj [only before noun] carried on a ship, plane, car etc ▪ an on board computer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • on-board — on′ board′ adj. cvb provided on or within a vehicle: on board services[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • On-Board —   [dt. »auf der (System )Platine«], Kennzeichnung, dass ein Baustein auf der Systemplatine integriert ist. Ein integrierter AC97 Baustein wird z. B. als »Sound Chip On Board« bezeichnet …   Universal-Lexikon

  • on board — on a ship, plane or similar form of transportation We had to get on board the airplane before it was able to take off …   Idioms and examples

  • on\ board — I. prep. On (a ship). Joan was not on board the ship when it sailed. II. adv or adj. phr. On a ship. The captain was not on board when the S.S. Flandre sailed. A ship was leaving the harbor, and we saw the people on board waving …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on board — 1. supporting something. While most of us might be OK about interracial dating, some people aren t on board with the notion. 2. working with someone. It s a well financed organization, and it has some well known people on board. Etymology: based… …   New idioms dictionary

  • on board — 1. adjective a) On or in a means of transportation. Even when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too. b) Joining in or participating. Is that new teammate properly on board yet? Ant: off board …   Wiktionary

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