inboard

adverb
in·​board | \ ˈin-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce inboard (audio) \

Definition of inboard

 (Entry 1 of 3)

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)

inboard

adjective

Definition of inboard (Entry 2 of 3)

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

inboard

noun

Definition of inboard (Entry 3 of 3)

: a boat with an inboard motor

Examples of inboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb The stock Toyota wheels are +56, which means the tires sit 2.2 inches farther inboard than most aftermarket wheels. Wes Siler, Outside Online, "Inside My Custom Toyota Land Cruiser Build," 15 Oct. 2020 The boat is a 27-foot offshore style sport boat, inboard/outboard with loud exhaust. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, "Oakland County lakes see drowning, boat fire, watercraft collision," 28 May 2018 The crafts are classified as either outboard or inboard, depending on whether the engine is set. Hasan Dudar, Detroit Free Press, "Do they still float? Vintage racing boats come back to Detroit," 15 July 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Some, such as the the low profile boat with inboard motor, take a slow and stealthy approach. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Breaking Down the Four Most Common Narcosubs," 14 Apr. 2020 The failure is troubling because an identical charger failed last March after a new battery was installed for the left inboard array. William Harwood, CBS News, "NASA's historic all-female spacewalk, by the numbers," 17 Oct. 2019 The south inboard runway, which is primarily used for arrivals, is closed through May 11 for reconstruction. Carlos Lozano, latimes.com, "LAX issues aircraft noise advisory while one of its runways is closed for maintenance," 4 Feb. 2018 Additionally there are Kruger flaps on the inboard section of the leading edge. John Cox, USA TODAY, "Ask the Captain: Can the 747 be saved?," 29 Oct. 2017 Up to 14 advanced safety features are now available, including an industry-first front center side-impact air bag, which deploys on the inboard side of the driver’s seat, adding a layer of protection between driver and front passenger. Emma Jayne Williams, star-telegram, "Chevrolet’s Traverse big crossover gets a complete makeover for 2018," 30 Sep. 2017 Another robot — this one supplied by Spanish engineering firm MTorres — will drill and fasten the rib posts and stiffeners to the spars — each of them 105 feet long, 6 feet wide at the inboard end and a foot wide at the outboard end. The Seattle Times, OregonLive.com, "Boeing revs up robots for 777X in Everett, signals that a 797 awaits," 9 June 2017 Another Electroimpact robot will drill and fasten the rib posts and stiffeners to the spars — each of them 105 feet long, 6 feet wide at the inboard end and a foot wide at the outboard end. Dominic Gates, The Seattle Times, "Boeing revs up robots for 777X in Everett factory, signals that a 797 awaits," 7 June 2017 The four cars are missing inboard attachments and may not restrain an occupant in case of a crash. Lisa Marie Segarra, Fortune, "Ford Just Issued Another Recall for Over 400,000 Cars," 30 June 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The rotors are mounted inboard, and the master cylinder has dual reservoirs. Tony Swan, Popular Mechanics, ""Earth Mover": PM Test Drives the 1992 Civilian Hummer," 20 Oct. 2020 This time, however, the twin set of spring-damper units are mounted some ten inches inboard of the rear wheels. Giancarlo Perini, Car and Driver, "1989 Cizeta Moroder V16T Dares to Be Different," 14 Sep. 2020 Volvo Penta, Seven Marine's parent company, also employs GM's 4.3-liter V-6 and 5.3- and 6.2-liter V-8s for inboard applications. David Beard, Car and Driver, "The Engine You're Driving Might Live a Cooler Life on the Water," 15 Aug. 2020 As Hunter desperately tried to hold the plane level to belly land, its right inboard engine exploded. oregonlive, "Memorial Day 2020: Remembering 2 Oregon airmen in World War II," 24 May 2020 In 2017, spacewalkers replaced the 12 right-side inboard solar array batteries with six lithium-ion units. William Harwood, CBS News, "Watch live: Second all-female spacewalk devoted to space station battery replacements," 15 Jan. 2020 In 2017, spacewalkers replaced the 12 right-side inboard solar array batteries with six lithium-ion units. William Harwood, CBS News, "Watch live: Second all-female spacewalk devoted to space station battery replacements," 15 Jan. 2020 In 2017, spacewalkers replaced the 12 right-side inboard solar array batteries with six lithium-ion units. William Harwood, CBS News, "Watch live: Second all-female spacewalk devoted to space station battery replacements," 15 Jan. 2020 In 2017, spacewalkers replaced the 12 right-side inboard solar array batteries with six lithium-ion units. William Harwood, CBS News, "Watch live: Second all-female spacewalk devoted to space station battery replacements," 15 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of inboard

Adverb

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Inboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inboard. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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inboard

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of inboard

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

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