dashboard

noun
dash·​board | \ ˈdash-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce dashboard (audio) \

Definition of dashboard

1 : a screen on the front of a usually horse-drawn vehicle to intercept water, mud, or snow
2 : a panel extending across the interior of a vehicle (such as an automobile) below the windshield and usually containing instruments and controls

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The app has a feature for patients to self-report cravings and triggers, as well as record their use (or non-use) of buprenorphine, according to the press release, which the physician can monitor from a dashboard of their own. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "The FDA Thinks This App Could Help People With Opioid Use Disorder Stay in Recovery," 17 Dec. 2018 What’s notable is that the Nokia 7 Plus will be the first non-Pixel phone to get the Digital Wellbeing features, which shows a dashboard of your phone habits and tracks app time usage. Dami Lee, The Verge, "Nokia announces first phone to get Android Pie," 28 Sep. 2018 The video, taken from a police cruiser dashboard camera, shows a driver quickly brake and swerve around the woman before Sgt. Chris Preovolos, Houston Chronicle, "Car narrowly misses woman lying on Texas road," 6 June 2018 While Merlin provides members access to their data through a portal, Merlin will never compete by supplying an artist dashboard. Ed Christman, Billboard, "Merlin Primed to Reach $500 Million in Annual Collections for Indie Label Members," 18 June 2018 Faurecia is also working on an autonomous-vehicle dashboard in the steering wheel disappears into for autonomous driving. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Not far off: Your car becomes an extension of your brain," 4 Mar. 2018 The company’s chief executive Alexander Clark says its product, Slate, generates a dashboard summarizing thousands of data points on each student and is used by 850 schools. Douglas Belkin, WSJ, "The Data Colleges Collect on Applicants," 26 Jan. 2019 That old Infiniti still has its analog dashboard clock. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "How to Hit the Junkyard," 27 Nov. 2018 Next: The team is working to bring this dashboard to more locations, according to former project leader Idriss Ait-Bouziad’s presentation of the work at an MSF conference last year. Mallory Locklear, Discover Magazine, "With Big Data and Predictive Analytics, Scientists Are Getting Smarter About Outbreaks," 8 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of dashboard

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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dashboard

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dashboard

: the part of the inside of a car, truck, etc., that is below the windshield and that has the controls on it

dashboard

noun
dash·​board | \ ˈdash-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce dashboard (audio) \

Kids Definition of dashboard

: a panel across an automobile or aircraft below the windshield usually containing dials and controls

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