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inboard

[ in-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈɪnˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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adjective
located nearer the longitudinal axis or center, as of an airplane: the inboard section of a wing.
located inside a hull or aircraft: a motorboat with an inboard engine.
(of a motorboat) having the motor inboard.
adverb
inside or toward the longitudinal axis or center of a hull, aircraft, machine, etc.Compare outboard (def. 4).
noun
an inboard motor.
a boat equipped with an inboard motor.
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Origin of inboard

First recorded in 1840–50; originally phrase in board
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British Dictionary definitions for inboard

inboard
/ (ˈɪnˌbɔːd) /

adjective
(esp of a boat's motor or engine) situated within the hullCompare outboard (def. 1)
situated between the wing tip of an aircraft and its fuselagean inboard engine
adverb
towards the centre line of or within a vessel, aircraft, etc
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