American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A panel covered with white, glossy plastic for writing on with erasable markers.
- n. A large vertical writing area, finished with a hard white material, which can be written upon using special markers and subsequently erased.
- From white + board, modelled on blackboard. (Wiktionary)
- white + (black)board. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Tom - You're right - the real estate of a big whiteboard is truly wonderful.”
“ Now sharing something on screen ( "whiteboard" - style) is another matter, and makes a lot of sense when discussing something complex.”
“However a whiteboard is still called a whiteboard and not a markerboard.”
“The whiteboard is a shared desktop which supports text, drawings, images, and multimedia in a number of formats, such as MP3 and video.”
“Even the childish doodles on the whiteboard were the same.”
“The whiteboard is a great example of a low-tech device that can easily be customized to maximize patient care.”
“While much of the new focus is on adults, PBS is also introducing a subscription-based teaching tool for home and classroom called whiteboard games, and nearly 1,000 free, educational games as well.”
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“ Simply speaking it can be described as a whiteboard displaying the image from the computer monitor with the surface operating as a giant touch screen.”
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