Definition of Blackboards

1. Noun. (plural of blackboard) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of blackboard) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blackboards

1. blackboard [n] - See also: blackboard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackboards

blackberry bush
blackberrying
blackberrylike
blackbird
blackbirded
blackbirder
blackbirders
blackbirding
blackbirdlike
blackbirds
blackboard
blackboard bold
blackboard eraser
blackboarded
blackboarding
blackboards (current term)
blackbodies
blackbody
blackbody radiation
blackboy
blackboys
blackbuck
blackbucks
blackburnian warbler
blackcap
blackcap raspberry
blackcaps
blackcent

Literary usage of Blackboards

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1. The Springfield Survey: Study of Social Conditions in an American City by Shelby Millard Harrison, Russell Sage Foundation Dept. of Surveys and Exhibits, Springfield Survey Committee (Springfield, Ill.) (1918)
"Slate blackboards are far more satisfactory than any of the plaster or ... Unfortunately the location of blackboards in the classrooms does not show the ..."

2. Publication by Cleveland Foundation Survey Committee (1916)
"blackboards Every regular classroom in the Cleveland public schools, ... Good blackboards are essential to good teaching; and their heavy initial cost is ..."

3. The Public Schools of Springfield, Illinois: Educational Section of the by Leonard Porter Ayres (1914)
"All of the newer buildings are so equipped. Slate blackboards ... Unfortunately the location of blackboards in the classrooms does not show the same ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"Milling slate, including slate used for blackboards, school slates, ... There was an increase in the material sold for blackboards and a decrease in school ..."

5. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"290. boards receive shown blackboards. In school-rooms fitted with ... 507 also shows the manner in which slate blackboards should be fastened to the walls. ..."

6. Healthful schools by May Ayres Burgess, Jesse Feiring Williams, Thomas Denison Wood (1918)
"blackboards. The front, back, and right-hand walls of most schoolrooms are lined with blackboards, or what were known in the early days as "lecture boards. ..."

7. School architecture, or contributions to the improvement of school-houses in by Henry Barnard (1848)
"HINTS RESPECTING blackboards. 1'he upper portion of the standing blackboard should ... blackboards, even when made with great care, and of the best seasoned ..."

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