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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. 2017.
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  • He glanced quickly about and saw a metal bar propped up against the control board near him.

  • Two hours later, they were again seated at the control board.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • The doctor stepped to the control board of his strange machine.

    Hellhounds of the Cosmos Clifford Donald Simak
  • Greg rose from the chair and stood before the control board.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • Moments later, a red signal flashed on the control board of the Swifts' private TV network.

  • He pressed a button on the control board of the apparatus behind which they stood.

    The Time Mirror Clark South
  • Yet Rip was sitting now in the Captain's place, his broad hands spread out on the edge of the control board waiting.

    Plague Ship Andre Norton
  • Sheilah moved away from the control board and came toward him.

    High Dragon Bump Don Thompson
  • He sucked in his loose lips and turned once again to the control board.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • He turned to the control board and flipped on the microphone.

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell

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