Dashboard definition

dăshbôrd
A user interface on a computer display that presents constantly updated information, such as processing speed, in a format that resembles the dashboard of a vehicle.
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A panel under the windshield of a vehicle, containing indicator dials, compartments, and sometimes control instruments.
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(historical) A screen at the front or side of a carriage, boat, etc. for protection against splashing.
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A panel below the windshield, as in an automobile, containing the instrument panel.
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(1) See Mac Dashboard.
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An upturned screen of wood or leather placed on the front of a horse-drawn carriage, sleigh or other vehicle that protected the driver from mud, debris, water and snow thrown up by the horse's hooves.
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A panel under the windscreen of a motor car or aircraft, containing indicator dials, compartments, and sometimes controls.
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(computing, video games) A graphical user interface in the form of or resembling a motor car dashboard.
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To organize in a dashboard format.

Dashboarding your work can enhance productivity.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dashboard
Plural:
dashboards

Origin of dashboard

  • From dash (“to sprinkle; to splatter”) +‎ board for meaning 1. Possibly expanded meaning later.

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