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control board

a panel containing switches, dials, and other equipment for regulating electrical devices, lights, etc.
Also called control panel.
Origin of control board
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In the center of the disk was a metal seat with a control board near-by.

    Raiders of the Universes Donald Wandrei
  • There was no time for instruction and Damis leaped to the control board.

    Giants on the Earth Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • He put the suit back on, then looked doubtfully at the control board.

    The Worshippers Damon Francis Knight
  • Two hours later, they were again seated at the control board.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • I was speechless, and Garth led me back to the control board.

    Out Around Rigel Robert H. Wilson
  • The doctor stepped to the control board of his strange machine.

    Hellhounds of the Cosmos Clifford Donald Simak
  • Tom turned back to the control board and flipped on the intercom.

  • Rising from the control board, he went to another control panel.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • Greg rose from the chair and stood before the control board.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • He sucked in his loose lips and turned once again to the control board.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak

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