Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

control board

noun
1.
a panel containing switches, dials, and other equipment for regulating electrical devices, lights, etc.
Also called control panel.
Origin of control board
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for control board
Historical Examples
  • 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

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for control board

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for control

9
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for control board