meaning of boarding

boarding meaning in General Dictionary

The work of entering a ship whether with a hostile or an agreeable function

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  • a structure of panels
  • the work of guests and crew getting aboard a ship or plane
  • of Board
  • The act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly function.
  • The work of addressing with boards; also, panels, collectively; or an addressing made of panels.
  • The act of supplying, or even the state to be furnished, with regular or certain dishes, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.

boarding meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, "providing of meals, food and accommodation," from board (n.1) with its extended sense of "food" (via notion of "table"). Boarding-school is from 1670s; boarding-house attested from 1728.


boarding meaning in Sports Dictionary

Describes the unlawful act of examining an adversary into the boards in a hostile or violent manner, in addition to a standard checking activity, in which the adversary does not have any chance of safeguarding himself. (sport: Ice Hockey)


boarding - German to English

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boarding meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Board

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  • (letter.) The work of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or an amiable purpose.
  • (n.) The act of addressing with boards; also, panels, collectively; or a covering made from panels.
  • (n.) The act of supplying, or perhaps the condition of being provided, with regular or certain dishes, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.

Sentence Examples with the word boarding

The second duke, twice married, was father of at least eleven sons and six daughters, the sons including Edward the lord high admiral, killed in boarding Pregent's galleys at Brest, Edmund the knight marshal of the army at Flodden, and William the first Lord Howard of Effingham.

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