Definition of Floor board

1. Noun. A board in the floor.

Exact synonyms: Floorboard
Generic synonyms: Board

Lexicographical Neighbors of Floor Board

floor board (current term)
floor cell
floor cover
floor covering
floor exercise
floor exercises
floor function
floor functions
floor hockey
floor it
floor joist
floor lamp
floor leader
floor manager
floor managers

Literary usage of Floor board

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

1. Wiring of Finished Buildings: A Practical Treatise, Dealing with the by Terrell Croft (1915)
"The other saw-cut through the floor board is made close to a joist several ... Haiti After the floor board has been removed a hole is chiseled under the ..."

2. The Honey Bee: Its Natural History, Physiology, and Management by Edward Bevan (1843)
"Nadir-hiving is accomplished by introducing both dividers between the floor-board and the box or hive which it supports, the first with its turned edge ..."

3. The Electrical Engineer (1890)
"Another novelty exhibited for the first time is a floor-board lifter, ... An arched piece with legs to stand each side of the floor-board is fitted above ..."

4. The Bee-keeper's Manual: Or, Practical Hints on the Management and Complete by Henry Taylor (1860)
"... Floor-board. Nadir drawer and loose cover. This mode of applying the Nadir, or rather Nether principle, must not be confounded with the usual plan of ..."

5. American School Building Standards by Wilbur Thoburn Mills (1915)
"Board on front wall—26 inches above floor. Board on side wall—26 inches above floor. Grades V—Vlll Board on front wall—30 inches above floor. ..."

6. Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1884)
"... and at the after end of the well the projection of the floor board on one side is cut away for 4in., so that the lead castings (B) can one after the ..."

7. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1880)
"The floor-board will form as it were the lid of this box, and the air, drawn by the stove, will be through the box direct from the outside. ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The floor-board is 18 inches square, with an entrance cut in it forming a channel about 4 inches wide and fths of an inch deep. At the part where the front ..."

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