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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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The standard AP view is performed with the patient on a spine board support and the mid-sagittal plane aligned.
Upon the person at the head's command, lower or roll the athlete onto the rigid spine board.
Williams' appointment expands the Alphatec Spine board to 11 directors.
Julie raced down from the public gallery and by then Chloe had been put on a spine board.
Fire crews from Coulby Newham and Middlesbrough stations were called to help free the woman by removing the roof of the car, before she was carried out on a spine board as a precaution.
A spokeswoman from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: 'A triple extension ladder from the fire engine was split in two and four paramedics and two firefighters used the ladder to reach the casualty and put him on the spine board.
Firefighters and paramedics lifted her out on a spine board and the couple were both taken to Walsgrave Hospital.
The Life Brigade along with the fire brigade and the paramedics placed the casualty on to a spine board into a basket stretcher and then removed the casualty along the rocks to the Life Brigade's Land Rover, waiting on the beach.
Moran, a member of the Paradigm Spine Board of Managers, said, "Chris is the ideal person to lead Paradigm Spine's push into US sales operations.
Fire crews brought the man, in his thirties, out on a spine board before he was taken to James Cook University Hospital.
Firefighters first had to break into the site then lower a spine board into the hole to help him.
Paramedics removed the man, who is not thought to be seriously injured, on a spine board.