Definition of baseboard
: a board situated at or forming the base of something; specifically : a molding covering the joint of a wall and the adjoining floor
Recent Examples of baseboard from the Web
The baseboard, molding and wainscoting mega cleaning of 2017?
In the latest inspection on Thursday, the Kansas City Health Department reported its inspector observed live baby roaches behind a fry freezer, on the side of a drink cooler and by a restroom wall baseboard in its basement.
Dawn Breeze [on videotape in the apartment]: In about this position right here there was a concentration of blood on the baseboard and the wall.
Tearing out builder-grade baseboards and installing 4 1/4-inch trim costs about $700 for a single room.
The custom cabinetry throughout, travertine floors and counters in baths, wrought iron fixtures, railings, recirculating electric water heater, six-inch baseboards, eight-foot doors and ten-foot ceilings all add impressive details.
Dryer sheets, which contain antistatic agents, are great for removing tenacious grime like pet hair from baseboards and corners, says Toth.
Instead of painting entire walls, says Proxmire, apply color to crown moldings, baseboards and window and door casings.
Rooms featuring rustic reclaimed wood door frames, baseboards, and molding are popping up all over Pinterest.
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First Known Use of baseboard
BASEBOARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of baseboard for English Language Learners
: a narrow board along the bottom of a wall that covers the area where the wall meets the floor
BASEBOARD Defined for Kids
Definition of baseboard for Students
: a line of thin boards running along the bottom of the walls of a room
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