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  • adj. On or in a means of transportation.
  • adj. Joining in or participating.
  • adj. Agreeing or supporting.
  • adv. On a vehicle or vessel; aboard

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In or into a railway car or train.
  • prep. See under Board, Draught, Fire, etc.

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

  • adv. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle


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  • And yet, rather than return to his home world to recouple, Soloman elected to stay and serve on board the da Vinci.

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  • The fumes there were so intense that a crewmember of the support ship Joe Griffin and an AP photographer on board had to wear respirators while on deck.

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  • She was pregnant, apparently by Wallace Shairp thought it exquisitely funny, and everybody on board was dying to see what the progeny would be like.

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  • While Washington was braving the bitter winter at Morristown, Sir Henry Clinton, leaving his New York garrison under the command of General Wilhelm von Knyphausen, had embarked 7,500 men on board transports, ships of the line, and frigates for Charleston, South Carolina, on December 26, 1779.

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  • Bill Dana does not remember any of the specific conversation on board the returning airplane, but he does recall the “ribbing” that Neil took from Yeager and that Neil “did not rise to the bait.”

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  • He had the FBI release that, along with one of its agents, Dr. Tyler Locke had been killed during a melee on board the Genesis Dawn.

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  • Reims in 1585, he was captured on board ship at Littlehampton,

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  • “LA Control,” he said, hardly believing his own words, “there is no one on board the target.”

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  • To begin with, service on board a privateer was more carefree and democratic, safer since a privateer was generally “so heavily sparred,” writes one historian, “that she could outsail a more powerful vessel”, and more lucrative.

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  • In the early 1930s, Aldrin Sr. piloted a flight in a Standard Oil Lockheed Vega over the Alps from Germany to Italy; on board with him was his wife and a mechanic.

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