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board

noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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As instructed, I grabbed two other passing marshals and together formed a wedge, allowing the EMT's to attach both a cervical collar and a back board to the injured rider.
I suggest making one back board as a "rough draft" and later make a final board once the desired layout is achieved.
These boxes are slightly smaller than the dimensions of the window with the back board (which should go entirely across the back) sticking up 1/2" to 3/4" (see graphic, pg.
Draw a line across front face of all the back boards marking the center of the crosspiece, then countersink 1 1/4-inch deck screws along this line 3/4 inch from each edge of each back board.
Speaking yesterday, Callum, a thirdyear pupil at Tobermory High School, said "horrendous" weather stopped a helicopter rescue so Mr MacLean was carried down the hill on a back board.
She was treated at the scene for suspected neck or spinal injuries and was placed on a back board before being taken to Dewsbury District General Hospital for treatment.
Paramedics put a neck collar and back board on him and took him to the nearby Birmingham Children's Hospital.
I heard Billy learned switch back board Cab flip out.
The medics strapped her to the back board exactly as she lay to keep from damaging her spinal cord.
The back board of each frame is set 1/2" higher than the other three boards.
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