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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The pin ‘rolled out of the scoreboard when the (score) tile was being changed,’ said Cubs spokesman Julian Green. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "A quick game of quarters," 27 July 2018 But there are no bleachers, no scoreboards, no public-address systems for the matches. New York Times, "Fields of Green," 8 July 2018 With one down, Aguilar hit a monstrous home run off the bottom of the scoreboard in center. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 17, Mets 6: Offense comes to the rescue in big way with season-high 19 hits," 26 May 2018 The rope Cordero sent to the side of the scoreboard at Arizona’s Chase Field on Friday night was clocked at 116.3 mph by StatCast, the hardest hit by a Padres player since those measurements began in 2015. Kevin Acee,, "Franchy Cordero's potential is a struggle of power, patience," 26 Apr. 2018 Grand Rapids never trailed after Filip Hronek put them on the scoreboard with an unassisted, even-strength goal 44 seconds into the game. Plain Dealer Sports,, "Cleveland Monsters end season in tight road loss to Grand Rapids," 14 Apr. 2018 Former Knicks star Carmelo Anthony watched from a courtside seat and waved to the cheering crowd when he was acknowledged on the scoreboard in the first quarter. Jeffrey Bernstein, The Seattle Times, "Ellington scores 19 as Heat beat Knicks 106-97," 27 Jan. 2019 Cordero’s 489-foot blast, also the longest in the majors this season, traveled at 116.3 mph from home plate to its carom off the side of the scoreboard in center field. Kevin Acee,, "Tyson Ross flirts with first Padres no-hitter in win over D-backs," 20 Apr. 2018 McDonagh got the Lightning on the scoreboard with 1:48 left in the middle period, beating Greiss from the left circle for his fifth. Vin A. Cherwoo, The Seattle Times, "Cizikas, Clutterbuck help Islanders beat Lightning 5-1," 13 Jan. 2019

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1826, in the meaning defined above

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

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