from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Nautical Within the hull or toward the center of a vessel.
- adj. Relatively close to the fuselage of an aircraft: the inboard engines.
- n. Nautical A motor attached to the inside of the hull of a boat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. within a ship
- adj. nearer the hull (as opposed to outboard)
- n. an engine located within the hull of a ship
- n. a boat with such an engine
- v. to discount a product to sell a service.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Inside the line of a vessel's bulwarks or hull; the opposite of
- From without inward; toward the inside.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Within the hull or interior of a ship or boat; also, in the middle part of the hold of a ship: as, stow the freight well inboard.
- Within the rail or bulwarks; toward or nearer to the center: as, to draw the sail inboard.
- In the interior of a ship or boat; being within the hull or hold: as, inboard cargo: opposed to outboard.
- Not projecting over the rail or bulwarks: as, an inboard spar or sail.
- In mech., toward the inside; toward the main center or center-line: as, an inboard stroke of the piston; an inboard bearing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. located within the hull or nearest the midline of a vessel or aircraft
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