score·board | \ˈskȯr-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of scoreboard 

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

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Cheering everyone on were Nancy Guillen, immediate past president, Renee Johnson, past president, and scoreboard volunteers Diane and Kenny Pawlek. Joyce Rudolph,, "Community: Charity puts a little Americana into its fundraising," 3 July 2018 With two outs and the 19,424 people on a bright Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium implored by the scoreboard to get loud, Merrifield took off for third before reliever Lou Trivino looked up. Blair Kerkhoff, kansascity, "Royals waste good start by Jakob Junis against Athletics," 3 June 2018 Not a single run found its way onto the scoreboard until the bottom of the fifth inning, when TCU's Coby Boulware knocked a seeing-eye single through the right side of the infield. Peter Dawson, star-telegram, "'Liquid energy': Beer served at TCU baseball game for first time ever | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 2 May 2018 The Tigers' run total was the most allowed by a PRP team in the history of the KHSAA's online scoreboard database, which dates to the 2001 postseason. Nate Bryan, The Courier-Journal, "St. Xavier bashes its way by PRP in battle of double top-ranked teams," 2 May 2018 San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said additional generators and resources were in place at Hiram Bithorn Stadium, and backup systems to operate the lights and scoreboards were tested and ready shortly after the blackout struck. Washington Post, "Mayor: Puerto Rico blackout won’t affect Indians-Twins game," 18 Apr. 2018 But Lower Dauphin starter Ryan Kutz, a junior righthander, kept the Tigers off the scoreboard with a strikeout. Rick O'brien,, "Marple Newtown captures state baseball title with 10-inning victory," 15 June 2018 Just over a minute later, Hynes made a crucial stop on a free position shot to keep the Tigers off the scoreboard. Shawn Mcfarland,, "Girls Lacrosse: East Catholic Runs Out Of Time, Falls To New Fairfield, 9-6," 9 June 2018 Your information will be used as described in our Privacy Policy AUSTIN - It had been since March 1 when Barbers Hill's bats were kept off the scoreboard. Rob Tate, Houston Chronicle, "Barbers Hill silenced by Forney in 5A softball state semifinal," 1 June 2018

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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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to reject or criticize sharply

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