onboard

onboard
onboard (adj.) 1966 as one word, from ON (Cf. on) + BOARD (Cf. board) (n.2).

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  • onboard — or on board [än′bôrd′] adv., adj. ON BOARD (see phrase under BOARD) * * * on·board or on board (ŏn bôrdʹ, bōrdʹ, ôn ) adj. Carried or used aboard a vehicle or vessel: onboard radar systems.   …   Universalium

  • onboard — or on board [än′bôrd′] adv., adj. ON BOARD (see phrase under BOARD) …   English World dictionary

  • onboard — adjective Date: 1960 carried within or occurring aboard a vehicle (as a satellite or an automobile) < an onboard computer > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • onboard — /ˈɒnbɔd/ (say onbawd) adjective 1. situated or available for use on a vehicle such as a ship, aeroplane, car, etc.: an onboard navigation system. 2. Computers on or incorporated into the motherboard of a computer …  

  • onboard — ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the phrase on board : carried within or occurring aboard a vehicle (as a satellite or an automobile) an onboard computer also : built in * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Onboard refueling vapor recovery — (ORVR) is a vehicle emission control system that captures fuel vapors from the vehicle gas tank during refueling. The gas tank and fill pipe are designed so that when refueling the vehicle, fuel vapors in the gas tank travel to an activated… …   Wikipedia

  • Onboard camera — The term onboard camera usually refers to that of a camera placed upon an object, for instance a car or an aircraft. In motor racing, onboard cameras are usually used to give a better perspective from the driver s point of view, whilst in films,… …   Wikipedia

  • Onboard DC grid — The onboard DC grid has been proposed, as a replacement for the present AC power distribution system for ships with electric propulsion. This concept represents a new way of distributing energy for low voltage installations on ships. It can be… …   Wikipedia

  • onboard — 1. adjective Carried or used on or in a vehicle or vessel 2. adverb On or in a vehicle or vessel; aboard; on board. See Also: outboard, aboard …   Wiktionary

  • onboard — adj. on board, on the boat, on the ship, on the airplane, on the train …   English contemporary dictionary

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