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scoreboard

[ skawr-bawrd, skohr-bohrd ]
/ ˈskɔrˌbɔrd, ˈskoʊrˌboʊrd /
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noun
a large, usually rectangular board in a ballpark, sports arena, or the like, that shows the score of a contest and often other relevant facts and figures, as the count of balls and strikes on a baseball batter.
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Origin of scoreboard

First recorded in 1820–30; score + board
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British Dictionary definitions for scoreboard

scoreboard
/ (ˈskɔːˌbɔːd) /

noun
sport a board for displaying the score of a game or match
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