Definition of Pegboard

1. Noun. A board perforated with regularly spaced holes into which pegs can be fitted.

Generic synonyms: Board, Gameboard

Definition of Pegboard

1. Noun. A board that has a pattern of holes into which pegs are fitted; used especially to record the score in some card games. ¹

2. Noun. A perforated form of hardboard. ¹

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Definition of Pegboard

1. a board with holes for pegs [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pegboard

peg down
peg it
peg leg
peg out
peg top
peg warmer
pegboard (current term)
pegged pants
pegged tooth

Literary usage of Pegboard

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1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"The test consists of picking up small steel pegs from a well in the pegboard and placing them sequentially in 10 holes as quickly as possible. ..."

2. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Tests of motor skills assess speed and dexterity by asking the subject to place pegs in holes while being timed [eg, grooved pegboard (9), ..."

3. Extenuating Circumstances: Wall Hangings in the Hall of Justice in 'S by Jan Rutten, P. E. Spijkerman, Wytze Patijn (1998)
"During the work-shop a work by one of the artists, Jan Dibbets, was woven up as a sample (a so-called pegboard) to show the effect of translating a ..."

4. Home Occupations for Boys and Girls by Bertha Johnston, Fanny Chapin (1908)
"The pegboard The pegboard, an additional gift devised by Mrs. Alice H. Putnam, can also be had in two sizes, the large one to ..."

5. Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Protection Against by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Table 5 shows the results of the Grooved pegboard test and the Digit Symbol ... Table 5: Effect of HI-6 + Atropine Administration on Grooved pegboard and ..."

6. Educational Creeds of the Nineteenth Century by Ossian Herbert Lang (1898)
"Every fact and truth now taught by such abominations as sewing, the pegboard, etc., could be far better taught by large games, if the teacher only knew how. ..."

7. Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines and Their by D. Graham Burnett (2005)
"The top edge of this plate is thus ground to a hyperbola by the motion of the angle-bar srq back and forth against the pegs placed in the pegboard on the ..."

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