Board Foot

Business / Construction / Board Foot: A unit of measure for lumber equal to 1 inch thick by 12 inches wide by 12 inches long. Examples: 1' x 12' x 16' = 16 board feet, 2' x 12' x 16' = 32 board feet
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Board Verb Synonyms: go aboard, ship aboard, enter, embark on
Board Noun Synonyms: plank, scantling, timber

Kansas City Board Of Trade (KCBT)

Business / Finance / Kansas City Board Of Trade (KCBT): The U.S.-based futures and options exchange for no. 2 red wheat futures and, options, Value Line Index futures and Mini Value Line futures and options. MORE

Keyboard Instrument

Entertainment / Music / Keyboard Instrument: Instrument sounded by means of a keyboard (a series of keys played with the fingers). The most commonly recognized keyboard instruments are the piano, organ, harpsichord and synthesizer, a recent inve MORE

Insulation Board, Rigid

Business / Construction / Insulation Board, Rigid: A structural building board made of coarse wood or cane fiber in ½ - and 25/32-inch thickness. It can be obtained in various size sheets and densities. MORE

Imperfect Foot

Entertainment / Literature / Imperfect Foot: A metrical foot consisting of a single syllable, either heavily or lightly stressed. See meter, cf. Acephalous line. MORE


Life Style / Painting / Hardboard: (also termed: Beaverboard, Masonite, Upson board) These boards are made from wood-pulp and/or waste paper. The front presents a smooth hard surface, the back having a textured tooth resembling a rever MORE

High Board

Entertainment / Bowling / High Board: Although lanes are built to certain tolerances, humidity and other factors might cause an individual board to be a hair higher than the others; a ball hitting a high board will tend to stop hooking wh MORE