Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A molding that conceals the joint between an interior wall and the floor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A line of boarding around the interior walls of a room, next to the floor.
  • noun In photography, the foundation of the camera, which carries the lens, front, bellows, and back.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) A board, or other woodwork, carried round the walls of a room and touching the floor, to form a base and protect the plastering; -- also called washboard (in England), mopboard, and scrubboard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US A panel or molding between the floor and the interior wall of a structure
  • noun US A similar panel at the base of a piece of furniture or equipment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor

Etymologies

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base +‎ board

Examples

  • Fortunately, the baseboard is cut into suitable lengths, so we do not need to use the handsaw again and once more risk attracting attention.

    The House on Kronenstrasse

  • There, at the bottom of the baseboard, is the little slit through which the mouse, flattening its body in that impossible way that is the special talent of mice, disappeared.

    The House on Kronenstrasse

  • Fortunately, the baseboard is cut into suitable lengths, so we do not need to use the handsaw again and once more risk attracting attention.

    The House on Kronenstrasse

  • There, at the bottom of the baseboard, is the little slit through which the mouse, flattening its body in that impossible way that is the special talent of mice, disappeared.

    The House on Kronenstrasse

  • Toot pulls the bed away from the wall and there in a three-foot high band above the baseboard is the fully painted Garden of Eden.

    Sufficient Grace

  • Drawn along the bottom of the wall behind the bed just above the baseboard is the Garden of Eden.

    Sufficient Grace

  • Toot pulls the bed away from the wall and there in a three-foot high band above the baseboard is the fully painted Garden of Eden.

    Sufficient Grace

  • Drawn along the bottom of the wall behind the bed just above the baseboard is the Garden of Eden.

    Sufficient Grace

  • IPMI consists of a main controller called the baseboard management controller and other management controllers distributed among different system modules that are referred to as satellite controllers.

    Electronicstalk - electronics industry news

  • You can do this by covering them with matching cable covers or by hiding them under the baseboard.

    Bedroom Decorating Ideas

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