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inboard

adverb in·board \ ˈin-ˌbȯrd \
|Updated on: 5 Jun 2018

Definition of inboard

1 : inside the line of a ship's bulwarks or hull
2 : toward the center line of a vehicle or craft (such as a ship or aircraft)

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First Known Use of inboard

1830

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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inboard

adjective

Definition of inboard

1 : located inboard
  • an inboard engine
  • an inboard spoiler
2 of a boat : having an inboard engine

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First Known Use of inboard

1847

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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inboard

noun

Definition of inboard

: a boat with an inboard motor

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First Known Use of inboard

1939

in the meaning defined above

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INBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

inboard

Definition of inboard for English Language Learners

  • : located inside and towards the center of a boat, car, or airplane



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