from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large board that records and displays the score of a game or contest.
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- n. A large board that displays the score in a game or contest.
- n. A similar board that also displays each batsman's score, and many statistics and pieces of information.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large board for displaying the score of a contest (and some other information)
•What you won't see: The ballpark's main scoreboard is not visible, but there are auxiliary scoreboards down the right - and left-field lines that tell you everything you need to know.
"It's what we call the scoreboard," SunTV's resident pollster, David Coletto of Abacus Data, explained to viewers as he demonstrated the fancy touch screen that would display results all night.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones insists his hanging video boards will be exonerated: "I'm very comfortable that our height on our scoreboard is OK."
The out-of-town scoreboard is lodged in the wall, so that's out of sight as well.
The center-field scoreboard is intact, with the rotating ads stopped at Budweiser and Blue Cross-Blue Shield.
After the homer, the Giants unfurled two banners from the light towers on either side of the main scoreboard in center field: one of Bonds on the left side and the other of Hammerin 'Hank's 755, and 715 flashed on the scoreboard.
Check out this scoreboard from the Internet Health Report.
Fan view: The scoreboard is among the best in the league, offering what most others don't — a listing of all players, not just the five on the court, with running totals for points, fouls, assists and rebounds.
Fan view: Two nice touches distinguish this on-hard-times franchise — the old scoreboard from the Omni that hangs in the concourse, fully functional, and Spirit The Hawk, who makes a flying entrance from the rafters before player introductions.
The out-of-town scoreboard is hand-operated, another tip to the past.