whiteboard

[hwahyt-bawrd, ‐bohrd, wahyt‐]

noun

a smooth, glossy sheet of white plastic that can be written on with a colored pen or marker in the manner of a blackboard.
Computers. Also called interactive whiteboard. an interactive display screen that is connected to a computer and allows for viewing, input, and collaboration by multiple users: A whiteboard can enhance classroom instruction.

Nearby words

  1. white-winged scoter,
  2. whiteacre,
  3. whitebait,
  4. whitebeam,
  5. whitebeard,
  6. whiteboy,
  7. whiteboys,
  8. whitecap,
  9. whitechapel,
  10. whitecoat

Origin of whiteboard

First recorded in 1980–85

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British Dictionary definitions for interactive whiteboard

interactive whiteboard

noun

a large touch-sensitive board connected to a computer and a digital projector, used for teaching in the classroom

whiteboard

noun

a shiny white surface that can be wiped clean after being used for writing or drawing on, used esp in teaching
a large screen used to project computer images to a group of people
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