[ flash-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈflæʃˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun Civil Engineering.
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Example sentences from the Web for flashboard
The water poured over the flashboard with a splashing murmur at that distance, and ran down under the bridge in a rocky bed.
Thus meditating he drew nearer to the place where the flashboard was down and the water poured into the rocky river bed.
British Dictionary definitions for flashboard
/ (ˈflæʃˌbɔːd) /
a board or boarding that is placed along the top of a dam to increase its height and capacityAlso called: stop log, stop plank
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