Definition of Flashboard

1. Noun. Boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height.

Exact synonyms: Flashboarding
Generic synonyms: Boarding



Definition of Flashboard

1. n. A board placed temporarily upon a milldam, to raise the water in the pond above its usual level; a flushboard.

Definition of Flashboard

1. Noun. (American English) A board placed temporarily upon a milldam, to raise the water in the pond above its usual level. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flashboard

1. [n -S]

Flashboard Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Flashboard Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flashboard

flash locks
flash memory
flash method
flash mob
flash mobber
flash mobs
flash photography
flash point
flash points
flash suppressor
flash welding
flashback
flashbacks
flashbang
flashbangs
flashboard (current term)
flashboard riser
flashboarding
flashboards
flashbulb
flashbulb memory
flashbulbs
flashcard
flashcards
flashcrowd
flashcrowds
flashcube
flashcubes
flashed

Literary usage of Flashboard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Irrigation Engineering by Arthur Powell Davis, Herbert Michael Wilson (1919)
"flashboard Weirs.—A form of cheap open weir which has been commonly constructed in the West is the open wooden frame and flashboard weir. ..."

2. Irrigation Engineering by Arthur Powell Davis, Herbert Michael Wilson (1919)
"flashboard Weirs.—A form of cheap open weir which has been commonly constructed in the West is the open wooden frame and flashboard weir. ..."

3. Manual of Irrigation Engineering by Herbert Michael Wilson (1896)
"Open Frame or flashboard Weirs.—A form of cheap open weir which has been commonly constructed in the West is the open wooden frame and flashboard weir. ..."

4. Negligence of Imposed Duties, Personal by Charles Andrew Ray (1891)
"... and it appeared that several years after the permanent structure of his dam had been built, he used a flashboard on it for the purpose of storing water; ..."

5. Hydroelectric Developments and Engineering: A Practical and Theoretical by Frank Koester (1909)
"Another type of flashboard is of structural steel held in an upright position by rods hinged below the center of the board. When the pressure of the water ..."

6. Design and Construction of Hydroelectric Plants: Including a Special by Rufus Charles Beardsley (1907)
"270 is a view of the entire flashboard mounted on the dam, and Fig. 269 a detail of one section of flashboard. While possessing some very valuable features ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Flashboard

Search for Flashboard on Dictionary.com!Search for Flashboard on Thesaurus.com!Search for Flashboard on Google!Search for Flashboard on Wikipedia!

Search