control board


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for control board

console, panel

Examples from the Web for control board

Historical Examples of control board

  • Calhoun sat down at the control-board and watched the clock.

    Pariah Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • So long as Calhoun did not touch the control-board, though, he was uninterested.

    Pariah Planet

    Murray Leinster

  • Before it there was a control-board complete with radar-screens.

    Space Tug

    Murray Leinster

  • It looked more like the control-board of a fair-sized steamship than that of a locomotive.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow

    Edward Hungerford

  • He leaned against the control-board desk top and folded his arms across his massive chest.

    Danger in Deep Space

    Carey Rockwell