- a panel containing switches, dials, and other equipment for regulating electrical devices, lights, etc.
Origin of control board
First recorded in 1905–10
Also called control panel.
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Examples from the Web for control board
Calhoun sat down at the control-board and watched the clock.
So long as Calhoun did not touch the control-board, though, he was uninterested.
Before it there was a control-board complete with radar-screens.Space Tug
It looked more like the control-board of a fair-sized steamship than that of a locomotive.Our Railroads To-Morrow
He leaned against the control-board desk top and folded his arms across his massive chest.Danger in Deep Space