dashboard

noun dash·board \ ˈdash-ˌbȯrd \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

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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First Known Use of dashboard

1842

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DASHBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of dashboard for English Language Learners

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


DASHBOARD Defined for Kids

dashboard

noun dash·board \ ˈdash-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of dashboard for Students

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


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