billboard vs hoarding what difference

what is difference between billboard and hoarding

English

Etymology

From bill +‎ board.

Noun

billboard (plural billboards)

  1. A very large outdoor sign, generally used for advertising.
    • 1971, Don DeLillo, Americana, Penguin, 2006, Part 1, Chapter 5, p. 111,[2]
      All America was on the verge of spring and the countryside was coming to glory, what we could see of the countryside through the smoke and billboards.
    • 1977, Susan Sontag, “Melancholy Objects” in On Photography, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, p. 71,[3]
      Bleak factory buildings and billboard-cluttered avenues look as beautiful, through the camera’s eye, as churches and pastoral landscapes.
  2. (dated) A flat surface, such as a panel or fence, on which bills are posted; a bulletin board.
    • 1902, “The Casual Club,” The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2, 28 May, 1902,[4]
      When a show leaves New York, it carries posters wherewith to embellish each fence and bill board in the land […]
    • 1918, Willia Cather, My Ántonia, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Book 3, Chapter 3, p. 308,[5]
      Toward the end of April, the billboards, which I watched anxiously in those days, bloomed out one morning with gleaming white posters on which two names were impressively printed in blue Gothic letters: the name of an actress of whom I had often heard, and the name “Camille.”
  3. (nautical) A piece of thick plank, armed with iron plates, and fixed on the bow or fore-channels of a vessel, for the bill or fluke of the anchor to rest on.
  4. (computer graphics) A sprite that always faces the screen, no matter which direction it is looked at from.

Derived terms

Translations

References

Further reading

  • billboard on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • billboard (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • broadbill

Polish

Etymology

From English billboard.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): //ˈbʲil.bɔrt//

Noun

billboard m inan

  1. billboard (large advertisement along side of highway)

Declension

Further reading

  • billboard in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • billboard in Polish dictionaries at PWN


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔːdɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)dɪŋ

Etymology 1

From Old French hourd, hourt (barrier, palisade)

Noun

hoarding (plural hoardings)

  1. (Britain) A temporary fence-like structure built around building work to add security and prevent accidents to the public.
  2. A roofed wooden shield placed over the battlements of a castle and projecting from them.
  3. (chiefly Britain or India) A billboard.

Translations

See also
  • Temporary fencing on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Hoarding (castles) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Billboard on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

See hoard

Noun

hoarding (uncountable)

  1. The practice by of accumulating goods.
  2. A good which is hoarded.
  3. (psychology) An anxiety disorder characterized by a compulsive need to accumulate goods and feelings of anxiety or discomfort about discarding such goods.
    Synonyms: compulsive hoarding, hoarding disorder

Translations

Verb

hoarding

  1. present participle of hoard
Antonyms
  • decluttering
See also
  • hoarding on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • compulsive hoarding on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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