onboard

adjective on·board \ ˈȯn-ˈbȯrd , ˈän- \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

Definition of onboard

: carried within or occurring aboard a vehicle (such as a satellite or an automobile)
  • an onboard computer
  • onboard recorders

Examples of onboard in a Sentence

  1. The car comes with an onboard computer.

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First Known Use of onboard

1958

in the meaning defined above

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Definition of onboard for English Language Learners

  • : carried or happening on a vehicle


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