Definition of Boardlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a board or some aspect of one. ¹



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Definition of Boardlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boardlike

boarding
boarding card
boarding house
boarding houses
boarding parties
boarding party
boarding school
boarding schools
boarding up
boardinghouse
boardinghouse reach
boardinghouses
boardings
boardless
boardlike (current term)
boardman
boardmanship
boardmanships
boardmen
boardroom
boardrooms
boards
boards of directors
boards up
boardsailing
boardsailings
boardsailor
boardsailors
boardshorts

Literary usage of Boardlike

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1. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1922)
"If it be attached posteriorly, or posterolaterally, we may expect to find the same boardlike hardness and general tenderness but not the area of prominence ..."

2. Transactions of the Luzerne County Medidcal Society by Luzerne County Medical Society (1897)
"His belly was retracted and the abdominal muscles absolutely rigid— boardlike. Aside from this the examination told me nothing. As the case seemed urgent, ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"... which are not related to joints, such as the inter- costals and the muscles of the abdomen? These, as pointed out, have an induration that is boardlike. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1898)
"... which are not related to joints, such as the inter- costals and the muscles of the abdomen? These, as pointed out, have an induration that is boardlike. ..."

5. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1921)
"Everything negative except abdomen, which was of boardlike rigidity and distended throughout. Marked tenderness in right upper quadrant just above ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"The abdomen was distended, tense, boardlike, tympanitic in front but dull in the flanks. It was tender throughout. There was a small wound of entrance in ..."

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