Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A construction and insulating sheet material made of compressed and baked granules of cork.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of cork-board.

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  • n. a heat-insulating building material consisting of cork granules that are made into sheets by compressing and baking

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  • The corkboard is great (you can even replace the cork with your own background image) and it also has an outliner mode (which I haven't explored yet) and lets you import web pages and multimedia files into your 'Research' binder.

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  • Dust, mold, and a corkboard were the main showpieces of the office.

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  • Scrivener takes a "corkboard" approach, showing your notes and ideas as pinned to the board, and allowing you to stamp "Final," "Rough Draft," or the like on top of them.

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  • "Recent Broadcasts" feed on the Battle. net welcome page -- kind of a "corkboard" to leave messages to your friends when offline or busy.

    WorldOfWarcraft.com News

  • There is a very cool "corkboard" for posting story notes on the fly for easy retrieval during the writing.

    GigaOM Network

  • In addition to the standard Smartphone features of phone, text, email, web, camera and calendar, the Palm Pre Plus: acts as an MP3 player, lets you watch videos - with amazing quality too, has a cool "corkboard" for writing yourself memos, has a great to-do list (my favorite), can give you directions to anywhere in a flash using Google Maps (no GPS unless you want to subscribe to the Verizon Navigator service for $9.99 a month) and through the App store you can find free and low cost apps for just about anything you want to add to your phone.

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  • Well, Brynn and I went to a physical OfficeMax store, determined to buy some kind of corkboard or dry-erase board for our new home office (which we’ve dubbed “The War Room”).

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  • Scrivener comes with a corkboard for posting your notes all around your manuscript, which some writers find very convenient.

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  • They come with a digital frame with corkboard & cubby plus a 6-inch digital frame that copies photos, does videos and plays MP3s directly from a memory card, camera, laptop or PC.

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  • When the Mandarin tutor comes every day, except Sunday and needs a quiet space for drilling in this week's Chinese characters and key phrases, the kids head to her office, surrounded by bins of handbag samples and notes from fashion-magazine editors pinned on a corkboard.

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