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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dashboard  \Dash"board`\  (d[a^]sh"b[=o]rd`),  n. 
  1.  A  board  placed  on  the  fore  part  of  a  carriage,  sleigh,  or 
  other  vehicle,  to  intercept  water,  mud,  or  snow,  thrown  up 
  by  the  heels  of  the  horses;  --  in  England  commonly  called 
  {splashboard}. 
 
  2.  (Naut.) 
  a  The  float  of  a  paddle  wheel. 
  b  A  screen  at  the  bow  af  a  steam  launch  to  keep  off  the 
  spray;  --  called  also  {sprayboard}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dashboard 
  n  1:  a  panel  to  protect  people  from  splashing  water  or  mud  etc 
  [syn:  {splashboard}] 
  2:  panel  on  an  automobile  or  airplane  containing  dials  and 
  controls 




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