clapper board
noun see clapboard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clapboard — clapboard1 /klab euhrd, klap bawrd , bohrd /, n. 1. Chiefly Northeastern U.S. a long, thin board, thicker along one edge than the other, used in covering the outer walls of buildings, being laid horizontally, the thick edge of each board… …   Universalium

  • Slate — F/A/V The identifier placed in front of the camera at beginning of a take. VP This is a device used to sync pictures and sound as well as mark particular scenes and takes recorded during production. FilmM this is a device used to synchronize… …   Audio and video glossary

  • clapboard — noun Etymology: part translation of Dutch klaphout stave wood Date: circa 1520 1. archaic a size of board for making staves and wainscoting 2. a narrow board usually thicker at one edge than the other used for siding 3. a pair of hinged boards… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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