Whiteboard definition

wīt,bôrd, hwīt-
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A large vertical writing area, finished with a hard white material, which can be written upon using special markers and subsequently erased.
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A panel covered with white, glossy plastic for writing on with erasable markers.
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A smooth, glossy white surface of plastic, porcelain, or enamel, on which to write with erasable markers.
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(1) An alternative to a blackboard for presentations that uses a white drawing area and ink pens instead of chalk. The glossy surface of the whiteboard allows it to be erased.
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Noun

Singular:
whiteboard
Plural:
whiteboards

Origin of whiteboard

  • white (black)board

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From white + board, modelled on blackboard.

    From Wiktionary