score·​board | \ ˈskȯr-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce scoreboard (audio) \

Definition of scoreboard

: a large board for displaying the score of a game or match

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South Carolina rolled up 148 yards on the two drives that closed the first half and opened the second only to net 3 points on the scoreboard. Michael Casagrande |, al, " instant analysis: How Alabama finished off South Carolina on wild day," 14 Sep. 2019 The senior was all over the scoreboard for the Hornets in their 31-10 win over BC High., "EMass football: Franklin’s Tom Gasbarro headlines Week 1 Players of the Week," 8 Sep. 2019 Gonzalez perfect For the bulk of the game, kicker Gonzalez was the only one who could get the Cardinals on the scoreboard, drilling field goals in the second, third and fourth quarters before the Arizona offense started to find the end zone. Katherine Fitzgerald, azcentral, "Sherfield and Gardeck anchor special teams; Suggs notches first sack in Cardinals uniform," 8 Sep. 2019 If Byrd comes close to matching his 224-yard, four TD performance two weeks ago, Oregon State will be hard pressed to overcome it on the scoreboard. oregonlive, "Oregon State Beavers at Hawaii Rainbows football: Preview, things to watch, notes, how to watch," 6 Sep. 2019 The Cubs on Thursday presented Bruce Bochy with a Wrigley Field scoreboard panel with his jersey number 15 inscribed as a farewell gift. Mark Gonzales,, "Joe Maddon and Bruce Bochy believe baseball managers should be valued and compensated like NFL and NBA coaches," 22 Aug. 2019 Guerrero’s first of many rocket shots hit at the bottom of the left-field scoreboard, 476 feet into the night. Pat Mcmanamon,, "Uphill climb as A’s Matt Chapman is out early in Home Run Derby," 9 July 2019 That brought up Bird, who sized up a 2-2 fastball from Cashner that ran over the inside part of the plate and clubbed it far above the right-field scoreboard. New York Times, "Loss to Orioles Offers Yankees a Glimpse of What They Could Acquire," 10 July 2018 From improved team facilities, to a state-of-the-art TrackMan Doppler radar system, to a mammoth center field scoreboard installed just this year, Indiana hasn’t been shy about upgrades since its opening in 2013. Zach Osterman, Indianapolis Star, "Insider: IU baseball can take final step with Chris Lemonis successor," 25 June 2018

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1826, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of scoreboard

: a large board on which the score of a game or contest is shown

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