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board rule


  • Lumberman's Board Rule
    Lumberman's Board Rule
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n board rule a measure used in computing board feet
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the game Monopoly, the most money you can lose in one travel around the board (normal game rules, going to jail only once) is $26,040. The most money you can lose in one turn is $5070.
    • Board rule a figured scale for finding without calculation the number of square feet in a board.
    • Board rule See under Board Caliber, etc.
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In literature:

Here, rule and discipline were sensibly felt, just as on board a man-of-war.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11" by Various
The same rules govern for boarding and leaving small boats, except that the junior rides forward and the senior aft.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
The planter, as a rule, stays on board his cutter.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
The board's ruling being unanimous, the barrel was set aside.
"Dwellers in Arcady" by Albert Bigelow Paine
This is the general rule of life on board the Tomtit.
"Rambles Beyond Railways;" by Wilkie Collins
The rule adopted on board the ships on which I have met "the man without a country" was, I think, transmitted from the beginning.
"If, Yes and Perhaps" by Edward Everett Hale
A lavish and generous hospitality rules our actions whenever we bid a guest to our board.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 89, May, 1875" by Various
There was little discipline maintained on board, and none of that strictness which is the habitual rule of a ship-of-war.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
What did she know about the rules of the Board of Underwriters!
"Cupid's Middleman" by Edward B. Lent
I like to be fair and above-board with every one; and you are not the man I shall break through the rule with.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by John Mackay Wilson
The men on the board show persons how to keep diseases from spreading, and make them obey the rules of health.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
There was little discipline maintained on board, and none of that strictness which is the habitual rule of a ship-of-war.
"Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune" by Charles James Lever
The council are elected in manner provided by the rules of the Local Government Board.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4" by Various
Actors as a rule dread boarding-houses.
"A Star for a Night" by Elsie Janis
It was on board the ship that we first became acquainted with the censorship rules.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
They are now ruled either by abbots chosen for life, or by a board of overseers elected for a certain number of years.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
As a rule no pay is given a servant other than his board and clothing.
"Ifugao Law" by R. F. Burton
And in a boarding-house the rule holds good, 'First come, first served.
"Johnny Ludlow, Second Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
As a rule the officer and the crew sent on board the prize by the captor will navigate the prize to the port.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
As a rule the commander is the only white man on board the lugger.
"In Search of El Dorado" by Alexander MacDonald

In poetry:

How they wished an introduction to each other they had had
When on board the BALLYSHANNON! And it drove them nearly mad
To think how very friendly with each other they might get,
If it wasn't for the arbitrary rule of etiquette!
"Etiquette" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

In November, the California Air Resources Board ruled that according to data from lakebed monitors, the DWP was solely responsible for the horrendous air quality caused by dust blowing off Owens Lake DWP's response.
State Board of Education's approval last week of new rules for teaching licenses.
The Louisiana Supreme Court on Friday declined to take up the case of support worker furloughs in Jefferson Parish public schools, leaving in tact an earlier ruling that voided the cost-saving move imposed by the School Board last year.
Pennsbury Schools School board awaits realignment ruling.
Labor board's new rules sneak through unionization drives.
State vet board rejects rule change that would hamper spay-neuter clinics.
The Sharon Board of Trustees presented a survey report from the Medina County Prosecutor's Office at the Oct 9 meeting that featured data on 14 limited home rule townships in Ohio.
The American Hockey League board of governors has voted to continue the current test of AHL Rule 82 (" icing ") until the NHL lockout ends, when it will be reconsidered.
John Kasich has cleared the way for Ohio to enforce temporary rules set by a board that was created under the state's new law on exotic animals.
Representation of a Domino's counter compliant with pending FDA rules In-Store -Menu-Boards-on-the-Wall-2.
The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB or Board) new rule revising election procedures in union representation cases is invalid, the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled May 14.
Library closures lead to stricter communication rules for different boards.
School board debates new rule on nepotism .
(AP) — A state board has rejected a proposed rule that would have closed the doors of nonprofit spay and neuter animal clinics in Alabama.
NLRB Asks Court to Reconsider Ruling on 2011 Board Vote.

In science:

The only way to find out is to follow the rules of the game. Life is played on a grid of square cells--like a chess board but extending infinitely in every direction. A cell can be live or dead. A live cell is shown by putting a marker on its square. A dead cell is shown by leaving the square empty.
Complex Systems
However, on-board causes cannot be ruled out and they are intensively studied to find an explanation.
The Anomalous Acceleration of the Pioneer Spacecrafts
Previous to any dedicated space mission to study the Pioneer anomaly, it is absolutely essential to analyze the complete Pioneer database in order to rule out, as much as possible, any on-board cause.
The Anomalous Acceleration of the Pioneer Spacecrafts
Heat radiation or gas leaks and other on-board causes cannot be completely ruled out, but it is tough to uphold that the same intrinsic effect shows up in five spacecrafts that differ both in designs and tra jectories.
The Anomalous Acceleration of the Pioneer Spacecrafts
In many combinatorial games (two-player games of perfect information and no chance), players take turns placing pieces on a board according to some set of rules.
Dead Ends in Misere Play: The Misere Monoid of Canonical Numbers
So, every Editorial Board should choose the way or rule to eliminate the part of them: examining the execution of some obligatory technical requirements, applying peer-review mechanism, or following by other own internal criteria.
Editorial process in scientific journals: analysis and modeling