cutting board

cutting board
noun
a wooden board where meats or vegetables can be cut
Syn: ↑chopping board
Hypernyms: ↑board

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noun
: a board on which material (as leather or cloth) is laid for cutting

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a board used as a firm surface for cutting food, cloth, leather, etc.
[1815-25]

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cutting board,
a board used on a bench or on the lap for cutting leather or cloth.

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noun, pl ⋯ boards [count]
US : a wooden or plastic board on which foods (such as meats and vegetables) are cut — called also (chiefly Brit) chopping board — compare chopping block

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ˈcutting board f12 [cutting board] (NAmE) (BrE ˈchopping board) noun
a board made of wood or plastic used for cutting meat or vegetables on
See also:chopping board

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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