board-n; 7 Senses

Sense Number 1: length of timber, building material

Commentary: BOARD[+physical][+building_material]

He nailed boards over the windows to prepare for the hurricane.
I'll need a 2-by-4 treated board to repair the deck.
There were boards lain across the muddy path to walk on.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 2

Sense Number 2: food or fare set upon a table

Commentary: BOARD[+edible]

A sumptuous board was spread out for us in the dining room.
The inn provided a hearty board to its guests.
Room and board for one year will cost $10,000.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4, 6

Sense Number 3: panel or device of electronic controls

Commentary: BOARD[+electronic][+control_device]

The mechanic replaced an entire board of the cockpit control panel.
That's a machine for making printed circuit boards.

WordNet 21.0 Sense Numbers: 7, 8

Sense Number 4: committee with supervisory powers

Commentary: BOARD[+social][+human]

This issue should go before the board.
The medical board did not pass her.
John was nervous to go in front of the board of examiners.
I was on the board of directors for two years.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 5: a display for public information

Commentary: BOARD[+physical][+display]

The teacher wrote two problems on the board.
John went to the board to draw his diagram.
Are these stocks traded on the Big Board?
I couldn't read the score on the board sitting where I was.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 6: a surface related to game play

Commentary: BOARD[+physical][+flat]

White still has both knights on the board.
Each bridge player drew their cards from the board.
If your dice roll off the board you lose your turn.
They set up ten boards for the Monopoly championship.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 9

Sense Number 7: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)