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  • n. Plural form of signboard.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • -- Fig. 289 is a method used to prevent wide boards such as signboards, wide and shaped pediments, etc., from casting or warping.

    Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used.

  • There are three "signboards" by which a hunter can keep trace of the points of the compass when in the woods, without noticing the sun, which of itself is often a great help.

    The Daughter of the Chieftain : the Story of an Indian Girl

  • That task was neatly accomplished and smoothly guaranteed by two angled digital signboards performing an electronic countdown to the beginning of the show.

    George Heymont: Girls on Top

  • With four digital signboards that can travel horizontally, vertically, and rotate around a vertical axis while screening pre-programmed visuals, the creative team for Bring It On: The Musical has found a way to make the physical production as agile and mobile as their dancers.

    George Heymont: Girls on Top

  • Not only do the four moving signboards combine with the show's cheerleading stunts to give an extra sense of verticality to the production, each time a major stunt gets set up onstage, its energetic, high-spirited execution resembles the frenzied, frequent ejaculatory releases of male teenagers that can be appreciated by audiences of all ages and genders.

    George Heymont: Girls on Top

  • After every match, commentators hold interviews with players from both teams while standing in front of signboards that list all the major World Cup sponsors.

    Pardon the Commercial Contortion

  • What inspired this brilliant idea was daily sightings of adults standing at intersections wearing signboards advertising one thing or another.

    John Merrow: My 'brilliant' idea

  • Left, auto rickshaws drove past Commonwealth Games signboards in front of Akshardham Swaminarayan Temple, September 2010.

    The Cost of Living in India's Cities

  • So all over Jubilee Hills, there are signboards which advertise ‘Techno schools’ which teach students the ‘Techno syllabus’.

    Grown Up World « Sunayana’s Blog

  • Before the show started, digital signboards were used to help warm up the audience as a phantom voice asked theatregoers not to send text messages during the show because "it intimidates older people."

    George Heymont: Specialty Acts -- From Vaudeville to Blue Man Group


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