board vs card what difference

what is difference between board and card

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: bôd, IPA(key): /bɔːd/
  • (General American) enPR: bôrd, IPA(key): /bɔɹd/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: bōrd, IPA(key): /bo(ː)ɹd/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: bōəd, IPA(key): /boəd/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)d
  • Homophone: bored; baud, bawd (nonrhotic accents with the horse–hoarse merger)

Etymology 1

From Middle English bord, from Old English bord (board; plank; table; shield; deck; ship; boundary), from Proto-West Germanic *bord, from Proto-Germanic *burdą (board; plank; table), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerdʰ- (to cut).

Noun

board (countable and uncountable, plural boards)

  1. A relatively long, wide and thin piece of any material, usually wood or similar, often for use in construction or furniture-making.
  2. A device (e.g., switchboard) containing electrical switches and other controls and designed to control lights, sound, telephone connections, etc.
  3. A flat surface with markings for playing a board game.
    Each player starts the game with four counters on the board.
  4. Short for blackboard, whiteboard, chessboard, surfboard, circuit board, message board (on the Internet), etc.
  5. A committee that manages the business of an organization, e.g., a board of directors.
  6. (uncountable) Regular meals or the amount paid for them in a place of lodging.
  7. (nautical) The side of a ship.
    • Now board to board the rival vessels row.
  8. (nautical) The distance a sailing vessel runs between tacks when working to windward.
  9. (ice hockey, often in the plural) The wall that surrounds an ice hockey rink.
  10. (archaic) A long, narrow table, like that used in a medieval dining hall.
    • 2007, J. R. R. Tolkien edited by Christopher Tolkien, The Children of Húrin:
      Túrin took a seat without heed, for he was wayworn, and filled with thought; and by ill-luck he set himself at a board among the elders of the realm, and in that place where Saeros was accustomed to sit.
  11. Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard.
    to bind a book in boards
  12. (video games) A level or stage having a particular layout.
    • 2004, Dan Whitehead, Martyn Carroll, Shaun Bebbington, Future Shocks (in Your Sinclair issue 94)
      The object of the game is to move the smiley face over the preset board, in doing so removing the green squares and ending up at the exit []
  13. (bridge) A container for holding pre-dealt cards that is used to allow multiple sets of players to play the same cards.
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Descendants
  • Japanese: ボード (bōdo)
Translations
See also
  • batten
  • beam
  • lath
  • plank
  • pole
  • slab
  • veneer

Verb

board (third-person singular simple present boards, present participle boarding, simple past and past participle boarded)

  1. (transitive) To step or climb onto or otherwise enter a ship, aircraft, train or other conveyance.
    • 1862, Benjamin J. Totten, Naval Text-Book, and Dictionary, for the use of the Midshipmen of the U.S. Navy
      You board an enemy to capture her, and a stranger to receive news or make a communication.
    Antonyms: alight, disembark
  2. (transitive) To provide someone with meals and lodging, usually in exchange for money.
    to board one’s horse at a livery stable
  3. (transitive) To receive meals and lodging in exchange for money.
    • February 8, 1712, Charity Frost, The Spectator No. 296 (letter to the editor)
      We are several of us, gentlemen and ladies, who board in the same house,
  4. (transitive, nautical) To capture an enemy ship by going alongside and grappling her, then invading her with a boarding party
  5. (intransitive) To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation
  6. (transitive, now rare) To approach (someone); to make advances to, accost.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.iv:
      Ere long with like againe he boorded mee, / Saying, he now had boulted all the floure []
  7. To cover with boards or boarding.
    to board a house
    • the boarded hovel
  8. To hit (someone) with a wooden board.
  9. (transitive) To write something on a board, especially a blackboard or whiteboard.
Translations

Etymology 2

From backboard

Noun

board (plural boards)

  1. (basketball, informal) A rebound.
Translations

Anagrams

  • B road, Bardo, Borda, Broad, Broad., Broda, Dobra, abord, adorb, bardo, broad, dobra


Translingual

Symbol

card

  1. (mathematics) cardinality
    Synonyms: #, |·|

English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: kärd
    • (UK) IPA(key): /kɑːd/, [kʰɑːd]
    • (US) IPA(key): /kɑɹd/, [kʰɑɹd]
    • (General Australian) IPA(key): /kaːd/, [kʰäːd]
    • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /kɐːd/, [kʰɐːd]
  • Hyphenation: card
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)d

Etymology 1

From Middle English carde (playing card), from Old French carte, from Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs, paper, papyrus). Doublet of chart.

Noun

card (countable and uncountable, plural cards)

  1. A playing card.
  2. (in the plural) Any game using playing cards; a card game.
  3. A resource or an argument, used to achieve a purpose.
  4. Any flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.
  5. (obsolete) A map or chart.
  6. (informal) An amusing or entertaining person, often slightly eccentric.
    • 2007, Meredith Gran, Octopus Pie #71: Deadpan
      MAREK: But really the deadpan is key. You can essentially trick people into laughing at nothing.
      EVE: Oh, Marek, you card.
  7. A list of scheduled events or of performers or contestants.
  8. (cricket) A tabular presentation of the key statistics of an innings or match: batsmen’s scores and how they were dismissed, extras, total score and bowling figures.
  9. (computing) A removable electronic device that may be inserted into a powered electronic device to provide additional capability.
  10. A greeting card.
  11. A business card.
  12. (television) A title card or intertitle: a piece of filmed, printed text edited into the midst of the photographed action at various points, generally to convey character dialogue or descriptive narrative material related to the plot.
  13. A test card.
  14. (dated) A published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, etc.
  15. (dated) A printed programme.
  16. (dated, figuratively, by extension) An attraction or inducement.
  17. A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariner’s compass.
  18. (weaving) A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the Jacquard apparatus of a loom.
  19. An indicator card.

Hyponyms

  • (piece of plastic): affinity card, credit card, debit card
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Verb

card (third-person singular simple present cards, present participle carding, simple past and past participle carded)

  1. (US) To check IDs, especially against a minimum age requirement.
  2. (dated) To play cards.
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  3. (golf) To make (a stated score), as recorded on a scoring card.
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References

Etymology 2

From Middle English carde, Old French carde, from Old Occitan carda, deverbal from cardar, from Late Latin *carito, from Latin carō (to comb with a card), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

Noun

card (countable and uncountable, plural cards)

  1. (uncountable, dated) Material with embedded short wire bristles.
  2. (dated, textiles) A comb- or brush-like device or tool to raise the nap on a fabric.
  3. (textiles) A hand-held tool formed similarly to a hairbrush but with bristles of wire or other rigid material. It is used principally with raw cotton, wool, hair, or other natural fibers to prepare these materials for spinning into yarn or thread on a spinning wheel, with a whorl or other hand-held spindle. The card serves to untangle, clean, remove debris from, and lay the fibers straight.
  4. (dated, textiles) A machine for disentangling the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
  5. A roll or sliver of fibre (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.
Translations

Verb

card (third-person singular simple present cards, present participle carding, simple past and past participle carded)

  1. (textiles) To use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
  2. To scrape or tear someone’s flesh using a metal comb, as a form of torture.
  3. (transitive) To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding.
    • 1757, John Dyer, The Fleece
      the carded wool, he says,
      Is smoothly lapp’d around those cylinders
  4. (obsolete, transitive, figuratively) To clean or clear, as if by using a card.
  5. (obsolete, transitive) To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.
Translations

Etymology 3

Noun

card (plural cards)

  1. Abbreviation of cardinal (songbird).

Anagrams

  • CADR, DARC, Drac, cadr

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin carduus.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkaɾt/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈkart/
  • Rhymes: -aɾt
  • Homophone: kart

Noun

card m (plural cards)

  1. thistle

Derived terms

  • card marí
  • card vermell
  • cardar
  • cardó

Further reading

  • “card” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Italian

Etymology

Unadapted borrowing from English card, from Middle English carde, from Old French carte, from Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs). Doublet of carta.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkard/

Noun

card f (invariable)

  1. card (identification, financial, SIM etc, but not playing card)

See also

  • scheda

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