1

breadboard

noun bread·board \ ˈbred-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of breadboard

1 : a board on which dough is kneaded or bread cut
2 : a board on which mounted components are breadboarded

Recent Examples of breadboard from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'breadboard.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of breadboard

1847

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

2

breadboard

verb

Definition of breadboard

breadboarded; breadboarding; breadboards
: to make an experimental arrangement of (something, such as an electronic circuit or a mechanical system) to test feasibility

First Known Use of breadboard

1956

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Learn More about breadboard


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up breadboard? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a simultaneous discharge of guns

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Obscure Shapes

  • a-pile-of-three-dimensional-shapes-in-green
  • Something that is ooid is shaped like:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!